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    Management

    Consisting of industry-leading professionals, our management team is there for you.

    Meet our board of management 

    You will find photos and biographies of our board members here.

    Jochen Thewes Chief Executive Officer

    Jochen Thewes

    Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

    Jochen Thewes, born in 1971, has been Chairman of the Management Board of Schenker AG since September 1, 2015. Jochen is the go-to person when it comes to supply chains and logistics. He brings vast experience in various key markets to the table – such as Asia, North and South America, and Europe. 

    Solution-finders and problem-solvers

    No matter how far you want to go, how much space you need, or how complex your market is – we have the people to make it possible. Reach out to our expert teams and let us find the right solution for your logistics challenge.

    Christian Drenthen Board Member for Land Transport

    Christian Drenthen

    Member of the Board of Management for Land Transport

    Christian Drenthen has been a member of the Management Board for Global Land Transport at Schenker AG since January 1, 2019. Christian, originally from the Netherlands, has a degree in logistics and has been with Schenker AG since 2015. Before this, he worked for logistics companies such as FedEx and Unilever.

    Christa Koenen Member of the Board of Management (CIO/CDO)

    Christa Koenen

    Member of the Board of Management (CIO/CDO)

    Christa Koenen has been a member of the Management Board for Information Technology and Digitalization (CIO/CDO) since September 1, 2021. She is an experienced executive and has already worked in various units of the DB Group. Christa holds a degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration.

    Thorsten Meincke Board Member for Air and Ocean Freight

    Thorsten Meincke

    Member of the Board of Management for Air and Ocean Freight

    Thorsten Meincke has been a member of the Management Board for Global Air and Ocean Freight at Schenker AG since June 1, 2019. He previously worked for Kuehne + Nagel and Militzer & Muench, as well as Arthur Andersen. Thorsten, born and raised in Hamburg, holds a master’s degree in Macroeconomics from his hometown university.

    Jakob Wegge-Larsen Member of the Board of Management (CFO)

    Jakob Wegge-Larsen

    Member of the Board of Management (CFO)

    Jakob Wegge-Larsen has been a member of the Management Board as Chief Financial Officer since March 1, 2023. Jakob, who is originally from Denmark, has started his career in EY and since then he has gained extensive international experience in different positions at MSC and Maersk. Jakob holds an MBA from Henley Business School in the UK.

    Niklas Wilmking Board Member for Contract Logistics

    Niklas Wilmking

    Member of the Board of Management for Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    Niklas Wilmking has been a member of the Management Board for Contract Logistics at DB SCHENKER since January 1, 2024. He has held various management positions since joining the company in 2002, including Executive Vice President of Global Air Freight in Germany and CEO of Asia Pacific. Niklas holds a PhD in Logistics from the Technical University of Berlin.

    Stephanie Wulf Member of the Board of Management (People and Organization)

    Stephanie Wulf

    Member of the Board of Management for People and Organization

    Stephanie Wulf has been a member of the Management Board for People and Organization (CPO) at Schenker AG since January 1, 2024. She is a legal expert and experienced People and Organization manager with proven expertise in forward-thinking HR management. Stephanie previously served as a member of the Extended Executive Board and held the position of Chief Human Resources Officer and Managing Director HR of DER Touristik Group. Previous to that, she held several HR leadership roles for nearly two decades within Deutsche Lufthansa Group.

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    • Shanghai, China

      Key Account Manager

      Sales / Key Account Management
      Professionals, Full time

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    • Sedgwick, Kansas, USA

      Warehouse Supervisor I-374901

      Warehousing
      Graduates, Full time

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    • Bucureşti, Romania

      DBS RO - Service and Performance Manager

      Quality Management
      Professionals, Full time

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    • Ålesund, Norway

      Terminalarbeider/Sjåfør

      Land Transport
      Graduates, Full time

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    • Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany

      Business Development Manager (w/m/d)

      Contract Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt
      Professionals, Full time

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    • Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria

      Ausbildung zum Speditionskaufmann m/w/d

      People & Organization
      Apprenticeship, Full time

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    • Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany

      Manager Business Development (w/m/d)

      Contract Logistics/Supply Chain Mgmt
      Professionals, Full time

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    • Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

      Disponent Fernverkehr (m/w/d)

      Land Transport
      Professionals, Full time

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    • Marseille, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

      Exploitant Affréteur route H/F

      Land Transport
      Professionals, Full time

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