time:matters Singapore Ltd. names Jon Norvald Haugen new Managing Director

Published: Thursday, November 3, 2022

Neu-Isenburg, Germany—New arrival at time:matters Singapore Ltd.: Jon Norvald Haugen has been named Managing Director for the expert in high-performance and special speed logistics effective July 1, 2022.


In this role, the 38-year-old will be responsible for the target markets of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia and South Asia. Jon succeeds Wolf-Dieter Schwarz, who has successfully led time:matters Singapore Ltd. (founded in 2008) since 2013, in the role of Managing Director since 2018. Following 45 years in the logistics industry, Schwarz is taking a well-earned retirement.

Jon, a native of Norway, has had a successful track record in the air freight sector for more than a decade. Prior to his new position as Managing Director of time:matters Singapore Ltd., he held various management roles within Lufthansa Cargo. These included Country Manager Norway and, since 2018, Director Sales and Handling Middle East, based in Dubai.

The time:matters customer service team for the region, based in Bangkok under strategic partner Lufthansa Services (Thailand) Ltd., looks after all steps along the transport chain. These include shipment pick-up, delivery and customs clearance at the customer’s request. In this way, the team ensures maximum control over the entire transport process.

Alexander Kohnen, CEO of time:matters, stated: “Together with Jon Norvald Haugen and his team, we want to continuously develop high-growth markets in Asia in the future as well and further expand our broad range of transport services in the Asia-Pacific region and intercontinentally. This will allow us to meet the specific requirements and needs of our global customer base for fast and highly efficient transport solutions.” He further emphasized: “We would like to thank Wolf-Dieter Schwarz for his enormously successful work on behalf of our company over more than 15 years and wish him all the best with his future projects.”

Customers of time:matters Singapore Ltd. include global players from the automotive, aviation and aerospace, hightech and semicon, life and health, medtech, machinery and component, and logistics sectors.