IT specialist given a seat on Panalpina board
04 / 12 / 2013
IN AN industry first, Panalpina has appointed an IT specialist onto its main board of directors.
Rod Angwin the company’s chief information officer (CIO), has been appointed to the company’s executive board, effective January 1st 2014.
The appointment reflects the ever growing importance of IT for Panalpina and the industry as a whole, says Panalpina.
“Information technology is a crucial driver for growth and profitability, especially in the industry of freight forwarding and logistics,” says chief executive Peter Ulber.
“The appointment of Rod Angwin to the executive board underlines the enormous importance of IT for us and it clearly demonstrates our commitment to industry leadership in that domain.”
Angwin joined Panalpina in September 2012. One of his most important tasks is to define and roll out industry-specific IT solutions that are designed to improve connectivity between Panalpina and its customers.