New member of the Board of Management for DHL Global Forwarding, Freight

The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG has announced the appointment of Tim Scharwath to the Board of Management responsible for DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.

Scharwath comes from Kuehne + Nagel International AG, where he has been Member of the Management Board responsible for global airfreight since 2011. The new CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight is expected to join the Group within the next twelve months. In the meantime, Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL Group is to retain responsibility for this division.

Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL Group, said of the announcement, “We are very pleased that Tim Scharwath will become a Member of the Board of Management, taking over responsibility for our Global Forwarding and Freight division. He comes with an impressive freight forwarding track record, and is ideally placed to continue the encouraging progress we start to see in our forwarding businesses, and which we will steadily grow over the years.”

For over 20 years, Scharwath has had several management positions within Kuehne + Nagel International AG. According to the announcement, in his role to date as Executive Vice President and Member of the Board, Air Logistics, Group Airfreight, Scharwath has global responsibility for the airfreight, sales and marketing organization of the Kuehne + Nagel Group. Prior to this position, Scharwath held roles as Regional President, North West Europe and the UK, and Regional Senior Vice President, Airfreight and Member of the Regional Board, Central Europe and Germany.

Source: DHL Global Forwarding