DHL: The domestic markets in Germany and Switzerland are important pillars in our European and global network

DHL: The domestic markets in Germany and Switzerland are important pillars in our European and global network

On July 1, Markus Panhauser will become the new CEO of DHL Global Forwarding in Germany and Switzerland. In his new role, he will assume responsibility for both country organisations.

Panhauser succeeds Tobias Schmidt, who has successfully led the two country organizations since November 2021 in addition to his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Europe. With Barbara Eleota, a successor has already been found for Markus Panhauser in the role of Head of Ocean Freight DHL Global Europe.

“We are convinced that Markus Panhauser’s expertise in the freight forwarding business will help to further expand DHL Global Forwarding’s market share in the two important markets of Germany and Switzerland and to make the two country organizations strong for the future,” said Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. “Tobias Schmidt has done an excellent job, but will focus fully on his role as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Europe in the future. With his extensive experience and commitment, he has made a significant contribution to the success of DHL Global Forwarding in Germany and Switzerland and is now handing over two very successful country organizations to his successor.”

Successful development and implementation of processes, structures and products

Markus Panhauser joined the Group in 2020 as Head of Ocean Freight DHL Global Forwarding Europe, having previously gained extensive experience in the freight forwarding business at various global logistics companies. Over the past three years, he has successfully brought the division’s European ocean freight business to a high level of performance and thus made a significant contribution to increasing profitability.

“The domestic markets in Germany and Switzerland are important pillars in our European and global network. With our unique freight forwarding culture, we have a solid foundation for sustainable and successful growth in Germany and Switzerland. I am convinced that Markus will take the two country organizations to a new level with his in-depth expertise, his great commitment and his passion for high service quality,” says Tobias Schmidt, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Europe.

Diverse perspectives, great expertise and proven leadership skills

Barbara Eleota will succeed Markus Panhauser as Head of Ocean Freight DHL Global Forwarding Europe on August 1, 2024.Eleota is moving from DB Schenker to DHL Group and brings over 25 years of experience in the logistics industry to her new role. In the course of her career, she has been particularly successful in trade management with a focus on North America and as Country Ocean Freight Manager in Italy. Eleota will have its office in Hamburg and will report directly to Tobias Schmidt and Casper Ellerbaek, Global Head of Ocean Freight at DHL Global Forwarding.

“With her proven leadership skills and diverse skills, Barbara Eleota will help drive sustainable business growth and future-proof strategies for our continued success. We are very pleased that such an experienced and renowned logistics expert will strengthen our team,” says Tobias Schmidt, CEO DHL Global Forwarding Europe.

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