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UTi Worldwide Names Ditlev Blicher APAC President

  UTi Worldwide Names Ditlev Blicher APAC President

Business Wire

LONG BEACH, Calif. -- July 2, 2013

UTi Worldwide Inc. (Nasdaq: UTIW), a global supply chain services and
solutions company, announced that Ditlev Blicher has assumed the leadership
role of president, Asia-Pacific, effective July 8th. Blicher succeeds Brian
Dangerfield, APAC president since 2010, who is leaving the company for
personal reasons.

UTi Worldwide names Ditlev Blicher Asia-Pacific President. (Photo: Business

UTi Worldwide names Ditlev Blicher Asia-Pacific President. (Photo: Business

“Ditlev brings to UTi a proven track record of success in China, as well as
experience in global operations transformation. He has a unique combination of
on-the-ground experience in Europe, Asia and the Americas, and has depth in
sales as well as forwarding operations. We look forward to leveraging his
significant expertise and the positive signs of recovery in the region to
increase the trajectory of UTi’s growth,” said Ed Feitzinger, executive vice
president, global operations.

Most recently, Blicher was Executive Vice President, Group Operations for CEVA
Logistics, overseeing over 1000 facilities worldwide. He was responsible for
implementing the company’s global freight forwarding transformation to
standardized processes and systems.

Prior to this role, Blicher spent almost 10 years in Shanghai as Executive
Vice President North Asia, overseeing China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea,
and Japan, as well as several joint ventures. During his tenure he grew the
region significantly, taking the company to market leadership positions in
Air, Ocean, as well as Logistics and Distribution within China.

Blicher has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Northwood
University in the USA. He studied at the Copenhagen School of Business, and
has completed executive studies at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. He
will be domiciled in Shanghai, China reporting directly to Feitzinger.

                             About UTi Worldwide

UTi Worldwide Inc. ( is an international, non-asset-based
supply chain services and solutions company providing air and ocean freight
forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound
logistics, truckload brokerage, and other supply chain management services.
The company serves a large and diverse base of global and local companies,
including clients operating in industries with unique supply chain
requirements such as the retail, apparel, chemical, automotive,
pharmaceutical, and technology industries. The company seeks to use its global
network, proprietary information technology systems, and relationships with
transportation providers, and expertise in outsourced logistics services to
deliver competitive advantage to each of its clients' supply chains.

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