Houston—November 07, 2013—Crane Worldwide Logistics, a full-service air, ocean trucking, customs brokerage and logistics company, recently announced the addition of Cedrick Young and Harry Gerritsen to Crane Worldwide’s global compliance team. Young and Gerritsen combine to add more than 30 years to the compliance team.
Young will take over at Crane Worldwide as the global director of trade compliance. As global director of trade compliance Young will be responsible for leading the global trade compliance group and Crane Worldwide Trade Services consulting group in support of operations automated compliance functions, business development, portfolio planning and competency assurance. Young possesses both a Bachelor of Business Administration in global management and a Master of Business Administration in international business. He is also a Certified United States Export Compliance Officer.
“I am very pleased to bring on Cedrick Young as our global director of trade compliance. Cedrick’s many years of diverse trade experience with business leaders such as DuPont and Baker Hughes, Inc., will not only help us serve our customers better, but will also help us develop our compliance team and make us a stronger unit,” Tracey Abram, chief compliance office of Crane Worldwide Logistics said. “The additions of Cedrick and the elevation of Harry make our team one of the best in the industry and will allow us to continue the Crane tradition of challenging the norm.”
Gerritsen takes on a new role at Crane Worldwide as the customs and compliance director of EMEA. Gerritsen has been with Crane Worldwide for three years with his most recent role being the managing director of the Benelux team.
“As a global organization, it is important for us to not only provide high-touch and high-value for our customers, but also address the compliance challenges of our customers and the industry. We are meeting this challenge head on by introducing a global consultative service as a value-add to our core service portfolio of supply chain services,” John Magee, president and CEO of Crane Worldwide said. “As a fundamental part of international trade with great financial risk for non-compliance Crane Worldwide is assisting clients in this domain through the people, expertise and infrastructure that we have put in place.”