Hessel Verhage

last updated 4/30/2018

Hessel B. Verhage

President and Chief Executive Officer at St. George Warehouse Inc

Location:
5 Logistics Drive, Kearny, New Jersey, United States
HQ Phone:
(973) 578-8400

General Information

Experience

Co-President of Freight Forwarding - UTi Worldwide Inc.

Co-President - The Freight Forwarding Company

Vice President - Global Development - AIT Worldwide Logistics Inc

Education

Bachelor's degree - economics , East Carolina University

Recent News  

Team - St. George Logistics

Hessel Verhage
President and Chief Executive Officer Hessel brings more than 22 years of freight forwarding and logistics experience. Most recently Hessel served as Global President at UTi where he was responsible for its $2.7 Billion dollar freight forwarding business consisting of 153 offices around the globe and 12,000 employees. Prior to UTi, Hessel was Vice President of International Operations for AIT Worldwide, a global shipping solutions provider. Before joining AIT, he served 6 years as CEO of Global Link Logistics, a mid-sized ocean freight forwarding company, and before that, held various sales and operational roles, including Director of Global Ocean Services at Emery/Menlo Worldwide. Hessel started in the logistics business in 1994 as a forklift driver at a CFS. He has also served in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm and holds a B.S. degree in economics from East Carolina University. Hessel graduated from an executive finance program from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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Team - St. George Logistics

Hessel Verhage
President and Chief Executive Officer Hessel brings more than 22 years of freight forwarding and logistics experience. Most recently Hessel served as Global President at UTi where he was responsible for its $2.7 Billion dollar freight forwarding business consisting of 153 offices around the globe and 12,000 employees. Prior to UTi, Hessel was Vice President of International Operations for AIT Worldwide, a global shipping solutions provider. Before joining AIT, he served 6 years as CEO of Global Link Logistics, a mid-sized ocean freight forwarding company, and before that, held various sales and operational roles, including Director of Global Ocean Services at Emery/Menlo Worldwide. Hessel started in the logistics business in 1994 as a forklift driver at a CFS. He has also served in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm and holds a B.S. degree in economics from East Carolina University. Hessel graduated from an executive finance program from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

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PE-backed STG acquires Freight Force

"I am excited to welcome Chris Coppersmith and the Freight Force team to the STG family," said Hessel Verhage, STG's President and CEO.
Consistent with our original investment thesis, Chris, Hessel and the STG team are building a truly unique enterprise that stands as a leader in the global supply chain.

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