Mori will replace Masahiko Oka of the company trading under the Kintetsu World Express Group flag since its $1.2 billion acquisition of APL Logistics in early 2015
APL said in a statement that Mori has more than 30 years of experience in financial matters in various roles within Kintetsu, working in Japan, Great Britain and the United States. Adding that Mori will be responsible for leading the global finance, treasury, accounting and global support service functions.
“Mr. Mori is a seasoned finance executive who has accumulated extensive international experience in the logistics industry. His appointment reflects APL Logistics’ commitment to strengthening our leadership team to drive our growth plans,” said Beat Simon, president of APL Logistics.