Luís Marques joins the leadership team with widespread industry experience and a focus on profits and customer service
Leading global logistics provider DB Schenker has promoted Luís Marques as the Chief Executive Officer for DB Schenker Brazil.
Luís Marques joins DB Schenker Brazil with full responsibilities for all P&L aspects in Brazil, including the management of 800 employees in 10 locations, 3 logistics centers and 15,000 sq. meters of distribution operations. Mr. Marques has developed his career in various positions at DB Schenker over the past 26 years, most recently as the Managing Director Portugal and Area Manager for Iberia West.
Mr. Marques is an accomplished executive and leader in directing complex operations, strategic planning, and corporate business development. He has extensive experience with global freight forwarding, and with 26-years of DB Schenker experience, has the connections and corporate understanding to get things done while maintaining a culture of excellence in customer satisfaction and operations.
Hessel Verhage, CEO for the Region Americas said, “I am delighted to announce the promotion and immediate start of Luís Marques as the Chief Executive Officer for DB Schenker Brazil. Being able to promote someone internally to such a pivotal position is a real honor for me. It reflects Luís’ dedication to the organization and the organizations dedication to career development. I have watched Luís and his accomplishments over the past two-years and I am most impressed in what he has achieved for our customers.”
Mr. Marques said, “I live and love the logistics industry. While I have seen a lot in the past 26-years at DB Schenker, it is with great joy that I see DB Schenker in Brazil leading innovation in Logistics, including our recently announced Project Runway, to serve our customers in Fashion Industry, while being fully committed to sustainability. But above all I’m very excited to be working with such a passionate and dedicated team like the one our customers can count with in Brazil.”
About DB Schenker Americas
DB Schenker is one of the largest Integrated Logistics Service Providers in the Americas with more than 10,000 employees in 123 locations providing over 27 million sq. ft. of distribution operations to its clients. DB Schenker’s Americas presence includes Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, United States, and Venezuela. DB Schenker offers land transport and air and ocean freight, as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management services from a single source. With integrated partners across the Americas, DB Schenker provides the best combination of intimate local practices knowledge and global capabilities.