International expert is expected to further develop road and rail transport business
Bonn, 03/07/2013, 10:00 AM CET – DHL Freight, one of the leading providers of road freight services in Europe, announced that Jeroen Eijsink (40) has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DHL Freight in Germany. Effective March 1, 2013, Jeroen Eijsink will be responsible for the road and rail transport activities of DHL in Germany. He will report to Amadou Diallo, Global Chief Executive Officer DHL Freight, who previously held the position of CEO DHL Freight Germany in the interim.
“Jeroen Eijsink is a renowned expert on international freight operations and has great experience in implementing bespoke projects for customers. Additionally, he has accumulated broad management experience in numerous European countries, which will bring great value to DHL Freight and further develop our business activities in Germany”, says Amadou Diallo, CEO DHL Freight.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Eijsink worked as CEO of DHL Freight BeNeLux & UK in London. His career within the Deutsche Post DHL group started in 2003 as a project manager in the Inhouse Consulting department, followed by an appointment in 2004 as Director, Freight for DHL Express. During that time he took responsibility for implementing customer projects in Belgium. In 2006, Mr. Eijsink joined DHL Freight and became Managing Director, UK & Ireland. Prior to joining Deutsche Post DHL, Mr Eijsink held various management positions at Siemens in Germany.
Germany is the largest market worldwide for DHL Freight. The company has 66 branches in Germany and transports some 24m tons of freight per year. Almost 4,000 employees ensure that DHL Freight is able to serve 1,600 domestic and 220 European less-than-container load routes. Additionally, DHL Freight offers logistic services such as trade fair logistics, food transport and customs clearance, as well as solutions for temperature-sensitive and high value goods.