Responsible for global air and ocean freight business of DB Schenker Logistics
Berlin/Essen, March 20, 2013 – Heiner Murmann has been appointed by the Supervisory Board of Essen-based Schenker AG to the company’s Management Board effective May 1, 2013. He will be responsible for air and ocean freight.
Murmann, born in Germany, began working for the group in 1992, first at Stinnes AG in Mülheim an der Ruhr and in New York. He transferred to Canada in 1996, assuming responsibility for developing the national company there. Three years later, he was appointed CEO of Schenker of Canada Limited. In late 2003, Murmann also became CEO of Schenker, Inc., DB Schenker’s national company in the United States. When BAX Global was acquired and integrated, Murmann took on responsibility for North American operations. There he oversaw the successful realignment of business in the region.
Dr. Thomas C. Lieb, who is currently responsible for global air and ocean freight, will be focusing on his position as CEOof Schenker AG in the future.
“Heiner Murmann will help us strengthen and further expand our leading position on the air and ocean freight market,” said Dr. Karl-Friedrich Rausch, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schenker AG and Member of the Management Board of DB Mobility Logistics AG responsible for Transportation and Logistics. “Our trade and industrial customers around the globe are dependent on reliable chains of service, and we will continue to develop innovative solutions in air and ocean freight,” Rausch said.