Schenker AG appoints Tom Schmitt as board member for Contract Logistics

The Supervisory Board of Schenker AG has appointed Tom Schmitt, 50, as a new board member of Schenker AG, responsible for the business unit Contract Logistics/SCM. At the time of the appointment Tom Schmitt was President and Chief Executive Officer of AquaTerra Corporation, A Canadian refreshments company. He will assume his role at Schenker AG on June 15, 2015.

Tom Schmitt started his career at British Petroleum. Since then he has held various senior positions in different companies such as Senior Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company and President and Chief Executive Officer for FedEx Global Supply Chain Services.

Ewald Kaiser, who took over the responsibility for Contract Logistics on an interim period, will return to concentrate on his work as member of the board of management of Schenker AG for Land Transport.