APL Logistics has appointed Shigeo Mori as Chief Financial Officer, effective from October 18, 2016. As CFO, Mori will be responsible for leading the global finance, treasury, accounting and global support service functions in APL Logistics.Leveraging off his international experience, he will support APL Logistics’ growth plans.
Mori brings over 30 years of experience in accounting and finance leadership in various roles within the Kintetsu World Express (KWE) Group in Japan, UK and the US. Immediately prior to APL Logistics, Mori held the position of Vice President for Finance in KWE US. He has held this role since June 2010 and was responsible for supervising revenue and general accounting, consolidated financial statements, J-SOX internal control, assisting external audit, tax declaration, transfer pricing documentation and other related services.
He was also previously part of the KWE UK management team, with additional responsibilities as the general administrator of the ‘The Europe Region Headquarters’ (the former The Europe, Middle East & Africa Region). During his tenure in KWE UK, he assisted in the establishment of KWE entities in Ireland, Switzerland and Italy.
Beat Simon, President of APL Logistics said: “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. We are delighted to have a CFO of his calibre join the team.”