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June 19, 2019

FMS Names Trond Prestroenning as CEO

Trond Prestroenning. Photo: ©Fr. Meyer’s Sohn

Trond Prestroenning. Photo: ©Fr. Meyer’s Sohn

Fr. Meyer's Sohn (FMS), a global forwarding company for sea freight, announced that Trond Prestroenning will strengthen the management team as from September 1st, 2019.

He will take on the position as ‘Regional CEO Americas’ and ‘President of Fr. Meyer’s Sohn North America, LLC’, said a press release.

Tomas Jonson, previous ‘CEO of North America’ for Fr. Meyer’s Sohn, will be leaving the forwarder to pursue a new challenge in a different industry.

Trond Prestroenning has been in freight forwarding for 25 years. Born and educated in Norway where he started his career in the ocean carrier industry.

The last 14 years he lived in the United States where he has been working in senior leadership roles in companies such as Kühne+Nagel, Hellmann and DB Schenker.  

His last position was at DB Schenker as ‘Executive Vice President’, responsible for their sea freight business in North and South America.