Industry veteran Beat Simon named Executive Chairman
Former APL Logistics strategy lead Albert Ng appointed Head of Strategy and Implementation
SINGAPORE, 12 SEPTEMBER 2019 – Technology-driven logistics provider, 20Cube, is strengthening its senior leadership as it enters its next phase of growth. Highly experienced international industry leader, Beat Simon has been appointed as Executive Chairman. Former APL Logistics strategy lead Albert Ng has been named Head of Strategy and Implementation
“This is an exciting time for 20Cube. We have built a solid foundation as a pioneer in new-age logistics and now, with some of the industry’s finest joining our team, we are even better positioned to truly enable the industry to evolve for the future,” said Mahesh Niruttan, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), 20Cube. “With Beat and Albert’s formidable track record, strategic insights and deep industry knowledge, we will continue our journey to make trade easy by using our logistics experience to harness new technology.”
Beat Simon has led major profit organisations across multiple cultures and geographies. He has developed and implemented successful business strategies with Danzas (now part of DHL), Panalpina, Agility and APL Logistics, specialising in meeting the expectations of diverse stakeholder groups. As Executive Chairman of 20Cube, Beat Simon will lead the Board and provide the CEO with support and guidance around key strategic issues.
“I have huge admiration for everything 20Cube has achieved to date, and I am even more excited about what we can achieve together in the future. With a strong team and an offering that can really make difference to our customers, 20Cube has an important role to play in the digital transformation of the logistics industry. As Executive Chairman, and an investor in the Company, I look forward to working closely with our CEO, Mahesh Niruttan, and the Board of Directors, to help the 20Cube team deliver on our potential,” said Beat Simon, Executive Chairman, 20Cube.
Albert Ng has over twenty years of experience growing and operating businesses in the transportation, logistics and travel sector. He started his career in consultancy at McKinsey & Company and as Global Head of Strategy and Marketing at APL Logistics. Albert was instrumental in the company’s successful strategic transformation. His experience will build on 20Cube’s solid foundation as a pioneer in new-age logistics, through fresh strategic initiatives, new franchise models and potential M&A transactions.
“I am honoured to join 20Cube’s mission to digitally transform logistics, and I am looking forward to working with an experienced and motivated team,” said Albert Ng, Head of Strategy and Implementation, 20Cube. “The logistics industry has long suffered from significant inefficiencies and by helping our customers access technological advantages, we are driving an industry change that brings immense value to businesses.”
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About 20Cube
Headquartered in Singapore with its central processing centre in Chennai, India, 20Cube is a technology-driven logistics provider that is focused on transforming the industry through innovation. Founded in 2012 by logistics industry stalwarts, Mahesh Niruttan and Seetharaman Anand, 20Cube is present in 12 countries, 43 locations and transports over 35,000 containers and 6,000 tons of air freight per annum. 20Cube’s vision is to make trade easy by enabling the industry to evolve for the future by helping customers access today’s technological advantages and be best placed to benefit from the advances of tomorrow.
https://www.20cube.com
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