Monday, April 13, 2015

Tom Schmitt new Board Member of Schenker AG for Contract Logistics

(Frankfurt am Main/Essen, April 13, 2015) - The Supervisory Board of Schenker AG has appointed Tom Schmitt, 50, as the new Board Member of Schenker AG, responsible for the business unit Contract Logistics/SCM. Tom Schmitt is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of AquaTerra Corporation in Toronto, Canada. He will assume this role at Schenker AG on June 15, 2015.

After graduating in London and Boston, Tom Schmitt started his career at British Petroleum in London and Cleveland. He held various top positions in different companies as for example as Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in Atlanta and Austria (1993 – 1998) and as President and CEO for FedEx Global Supply Chain Services in Memphis (1998 – 2010).

Ewald Kaiser who took over the responsibility for Contract Logistics on an interim period will concentrate on his work as Member of the Board of Management of Schenker AG for Land transport.