Drake Named as FTZ Director at Schenker

Wednesday, October 01, 2003
Schenker announced the recent appointment of Alan Drake as Director of the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ Services) Corporate Import / Customs Brokerage Department for the USA where he will be domiciled in the Schenker Chicago office reporting directly to Paul Killea, Vice President Imports. He is Licensed Customs Broker with over 16 years of vast experience in the industry. He most recently held the position as Foreign Trade Zone Consultant with Ernst & Young, LLP Global Customs and International Trade Practice of Chicago Illinois. Schenker also appointed Joseph A. Veiga as Corporate Import / customs brokerage department as manager He will be based in the Columbus office reporting directly to Paul Killea, Vice President Imports. Joe is a Licensed Customs Broker with over 15 years of vast experience in the industry. He most recently held the position as a successful Global Trade Compliance Manager for Ashland Incorporated of Dublin Ohio. Joe will play an instrumental role in achieving the goals of Schenker's Fast Forward Customs Brokerage strategy including but not limited to assisting with the roll out of the ProCars & Vastera systems, training and education, as well as the development and marketing of a formal Customs Compliance offering to Schenker clientele.

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