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Steven P.

Steven P. Atcheson, Senior Vice President, Strategic Customer Development – Global, Pharma & Healthcare Kuehne + Nagel Inc.

I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing from Stockton College. Upon graduation was recruited by one of the world’s largest steamship companies United States Lines which was the start of my career in the logistics industry as Account Manager in Far East Inbound trade. I have remained in the logistics industry for the last 26 years. In 1986, I moved to Puerto Rico Marine Management Inc as a Sales Representative. I remained in this position until 1988 when recruited by ABF Freight Systems Inc. as their Director of Caribbean Sales to develop and oversee their sales effort in the Caribbean. I held this position until 1991 and was promoted to Director of National Sales and remained with ABF until 1997.

In 1997, I join the Navieras/NPR organization as their Sales Manager responsible for managing the company’s sales team and activities in the Mid-Atlantic and Canadian regions. I remained with Navieras/NPR until 2000, when I was recruited by Rely Software / Right Freight as their Executive Vice President - Sales to develop and manage a global sales team responsible for marketing Transportation Management Software Solutions.

In 2001, I joined Danzas AEI as Director of Global Business Development – Life Science & Healthcare and shortly after moved into their Multinational Customer organization as Director of MNC within the same vertical. In 2004, I was promoted to Global Customer Manager (GCM) within the newly formed DHL business unit of DHL Global Customer Solutions - Life Sciences & Healthcare. In March 2008, I was promoted to Vice President – Global Customer Development to manage the worldwide wide team and drive the DHL short and long term strategy as it pertains to the Hewlett Packard / DHL partnership.

In 2010, I was recruited by Kuehne + Nagel as Global Senior Vice President – Strategic Customer Development – Pharma & Health responsible for managing the global team, driving the vertical’s strategy and development of new solutions and products. This is the position that I currently hold.