Dr. Detlef Trefzger - Chief Executive Officer

German, 1962

 

From 1989 – 1993 Project Manager, Industrial & Building Systems Group, Siemens AG,
Erlangen, Germany.

At Roland Berger & Partner, Munich, Germany, Principal in the Competence Center
Transportation & Logistics during 1994 – 1998.

Member of the Board, CFO of the Region South East, of Schenker & Co AG, Vienna, Austria,
from 1999 – 2003.

Member of the Executive Board for Global Contract Logistics / Supply Chain Management of Schenker AG, Essen, Germany, from 2004 to October 2012. In addition Executive Vice President Global Air Freight and Ocean Freight in 2012.

Since 01.02.2015 Board Member of the Singapore Economic Development Board

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group:

01.03.2013 – 31.01.2015: Executive Vice President Contract Logistics

15.08.2013 – today: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the group

Markus Blanka-Graff - Chief Financial Officer

Austrian, 1967

Master in Economics (Vienna University of Business and Economics)

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

1996 – 2006: Various management positions in Finance

2006 – 2009: Regional CFO North West Europe

2009 – 2014: Director of Corporate Finance + Investor Relations

1.7.2014 – today: Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Group

Lothar Harings - Chief Human Resources Officer

German, 1960

Lawyer (assessor iur.). Various national and international management positions with Siemens, amongst others, Vice President Human Resources Siemens AG for Enterprise & International HR ICN from 1998 to 2002. Member of the Management Board of TMobile International. Responsible for Global Human Resources with T-Mobile AG and Deutsche Telekom from 2002 until March 2009.

Other significant activities: Member of the Board of Directors of University Bonn; Member of the academic advisory board of Bonner Akademie, Bonn, and National Curator of Deutsches Komitee of AIESEC e. V., Bonn.

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

1.4.2009 – today:  Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of the group

2010 today:   Company Secretary

Martin Kolbe - Chief Information Officer

German, 1961

Graduated computer scientist. Held various positions in IT management, including IT Field Manager with Deutsche Post World Net, responsible for DHL Europe and DHL Germany. Member of the Supervisory Board in several DPWN-associated companies.

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

2005 – today: Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Group

Horst Joachim Schacht - Executive Vice President Sea Logistics

German, 1959

Graduated as a shipping agent.

From 1978 to 1997 various positions with Hapag-Lloyd, including three years as United States Posting and Trade Manager Far East- Europe.

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

1997 1999:  Member of the Management Board of Kuehne + Nagel Germany, responsible for Seafreight

1999 – 2011: Senior Vice President Global Seafreight

1.9.2011 – today: Executive Vice President Sea Logistics of the Group

Tim Scharwath - Executive Vice President Air Logistics

German, 1965

Graduated from the University of Hamburg in 1992

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

1992 – 2003: Various Management Positions within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

2004 – 2007: Executive Vice President Airfreight Central Europe

2007 – 2008: Managing Director of Kuehne + Nagel Netherlands
 
2008 – 2011: Regional Director North West Europe

1.9.2011 – today: Executive Vice President Airfreight of the Group

Stefan Paul - Executive Vice President Overland

German, 1969

After completing an apprenticeship as a freight forwarder he started his career with Kuehne + Nagel in 1990 where he held various positions in Sales and Operations.

In April 1997 he joined DHL Danzas Air & Ocean where he was responsible as General Manager for the Key Accounts and Industry Sectors in Germany. Effective October 2003 Stefan Paul became Head of Marketing & Sales at Exel Central and Eastern Europe.

After the merger between DHL and Exel he worked as Head of Global Marketing, Customer Management and Reporting for the Logistics Division.

Effective February 2007 Stefan Paul was appointed Member of the Freight Management Board responsible for Marketing & Sales within the DHL Road Freight business unit.

In February 2010 he became CEO DHL Freight Germany. In 2013 Stefan joined Kuehne + Nagel as Member of the Management Board, responsible for the business unit Road & Rail.

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group

1.2.2013 – today: Executive Vice President Overland of the group

Gianfranco Sgro - Executive Vice President Contract Logistics

Italian, 1967

Graduated as Electronic Engineer from Turin Polytechnic University, Gianfranco Sgro started his career in 1992 as a Project Manager at TNT Express. From 1995 to 2006 he held various national and international positions with TNT Logistics (Operational Director in Brazil, President and Managing Director South America, President and Managing Director Italy).

From 2006 until 2012 he was nominated Regional President South Europe, Middle East and Africa with CEVA.

From 2012 to 2014 he worked as South America Chief Operating Officer with Pirelli.

In February 2015 Gianfrango Sgro joined Kuehne + Nagel as a Member of the Management Board, responsible for the Business Unit Contract Logistics. 

Positions held within the Kuehne + Nagel Group:

01.02.2015 – today: Executive Vice President Contract Logistics of the Group