Connor appointed new President & CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics
Author: AJOT | Jun 19 2013 at 08:00 PM | Category: Liner Shipping
After six years as President & CEO of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), Arild B. Iversen is moving into a new role as consultant to the parent companies and WWL. Christopher J. Connor, currently Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer, will take over at the helm. “Under Arild Iversen’s solid and impressive leadership, WWL has grown to be a global leader in logistics, with a network that spans the globe over both land and sea,” comments Mr Leif Løddesøl, Chairman of the WWL Board of Directors. “Throughout this time, Chris Connor has been a central member of the WWL executive team as well as Deputy CEO, making the factory to dealer strategy a reality.
He knows the company and our customers well and has broad international experience in his field. I have every confidence in our new CEO.” concludes Leif Løddesøl.
Connor starts as President & CEO on June 21st, and will be located at the company’s headquarters in Lysaker, Norway. With over 32 years of experience in the logistics industry, Connor has held a range of positions, including President of WWL Americas and CEO of WWL Vehicle Services Americas, based in Woodcliff Lake, USA; Chief Operating Officer Ocean Services and Global Head of Commercial, based in Oslo, Norway; as well as commercial and executive positions in Asia and Europe.