Press Release

Rhenus Air & Ocean: Emanuele Orso appointed CEO of the Southern Europe Region

On 1 January 2022, Emanuele Orso will take over as head of Rhenus Air & Ocean Southern Europe Region, which groups together the national divisions of France, Italy, Portugal and Spain.

The closely-knitted operational structure in the regional areas has already rendered it possible to connect the various countries in southern Europe covered by the multinational company, facilitating the proactive integration of available services in line with the Rhenus philosophy of "Together with Passion".

The decision to place Emanuele Orso at the head of Rhenus Air & Ocean's Southern Europe Region is part of the company's long-term vision to strengthen its global presence. The company has placed importance of building a network that has reliable, local divisions in the following regions: The Americas, Asia-Pacific, South Africa as well as Northern Europe and Southern Europe.

Born in 1977, Orso became General Manager of the Italian Rhenus Air & Ocean Division in January 2020 after more than 20 years in Cesped, where he held various roles in the sales and operations area until becoming General Manager of the Air & Ocean Division.

"Southern Europe is a strategic region for international trade due to its geographical significance, linking Europe to the Far East, the Americas and Africa,” said Emanuele Orso, CEO of Rhenus Air & Ocean Region South Europe. "Rhenus Air & Ocean has experienced tremendous growth in recent years and this new set-up will bring increased business opportunities by further boosting the synergy between France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, as well as promising future expansion to other Mediterranean countries."

About Rhenus

The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics specialists with global business operations and annual turnover amounting to EUR 5.4 billion. 33,500 employees work at 820 business sites and develop innovative solutions along the complete supply chain. Whether providing transport, warehousing, customs clearance or value-added services, the family business pools its operations in various business units where the needs of customers are the major focus at all times.

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