Kuehne + Nagel has appointed Marcus Bennett as national manager for the UK, replacing Yngve Ruud.

Bennett, former national manager for Ireland, will take up his position on 1 November, while Ruud has become deputy regional manager for Western Europe.

“Marcus Bennett brings a wealth of experience in solutions, customer,and people development to the UK," said Ruud. "The UK is a highly significant market for Kuehne  +  Nagel and I am confident that Marcus’s firm and ongoing commitment in these areas will ensure the future success of our organisation in this country."

Bennett began his career at K+N 24 years ago and held management positions in air and road freight before taking up his former position as national manager for Ireland 10 years ago.