Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Noone Named as NYK Logistics' New COO

The New Jersey-based NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc., a subsidiary of the Japan-based NYK Group, announced Monday that Michael Noone has joined the logistics firm as Chief Operations Officer.

Noone, a 25-year veteran of the logistics and transportation industries, most recently served as Vice President and Managing Director, Eastern Region for Neptune Orient Lines subsidiary APL. Prior to this he served in a number of senior positions in APL's Logistics and Liner businesses.

“I’m personally really excited about the challenges and opportunities ahead...NYK and Yusen are strong brands, so being here to launch Yusen Logistics and show our customers what we are capable of, and how we will differentiate ourselves in the market place is something we are all looking forward to,” Noone said.

Kazuo Ishizuka, President and CEO of NYK Logistics (Americas) Inc. said, "...this comes at the perfect time as we make the transition from NYK Logistics to Yusen Logistics. Michael is a very experienced executive in the transportation industry, and we know Michael will be a great asset to the leadership team.”