Trefzger to assume responsibility for Air and Ocean Freight at the global logistics service provider as of May 1
(Essen/Berlin, April 30, 2012) As of May 1, Dr. Thomas C. Lieb, Chairman of the Board of Management of Schenker AG and until now also responsible for Air and Ocean Freight activities worldwide, will focus his efforts on his position as Chairman of the Board of Management. His focal points will include further expansion of key customer support structured by industry as well as operational management of the management regions. The regional managers throughout the organization worldwide report directly to him.
Dr. Detlef Trefzger, Member of the Board of Management of Schenker AG responsible for worldwide contract logistics and supply chain management, will assume responsibility for Air and Ocean Freight in addition to his present tasks.
This change is part of a long-planned restructuring of the Schenker AG Board of Management and is necessary in order to optimize further strengthening of worldwide business with the network of more than 2,000 sites in over 130 countries.
“I would like to thank both colleagues for the special dedication they have displayed to their past and present tasks,” said Dr. Karl-Friedrich Rausch, Member of the Board of Management responsible for Transportation and Logistics of DB Mobility Logistics AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Schenker AG. “The new structure will enable us to further strengthen our position in the market and optimize the services we offer our customers.”
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SOURCE: Submitted by DB Schenker