Get to know DB Schenker's Board of Management New Zealand.
Reon Edwards is Director of Schenker (NZ) Ltd and has responsibility for the New Zealand Freight Forwarding and Logistics business which employs over 160 staff. Reon has 15 years’ experience within the industry, previously Managing Director for SB Global Logistics in Christchurch (Agent for DB Schenker). He has a strong commercial background having spent much of his career in senior management and sales roles. Reon also keeps busy with various governance roles and has served on a number of commercial boards in recent years. He is currently Chairman of the New Zealand Rugby League. In 2011, Reon graduated from Massey University with an MBA and has continued his executive development by completing courses through the NZ Institute of Directors and Mt Eliza Business School in Melbourne. Reon leads a busy but enjoyable life together with his wife and daughter. In his spare time he loves training at the gym, competing in trail running events, socializing with friends and travelling overseas with the family.
Raj has been with DB Schenker New Zealand for over 13 years, and in his current role as CFO and director since 2012. As a Financial executive he has attained broad experience in all aspects of accounting, financial, risk management, commercial strategy and recently in merger and acquisition. Raj completed his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Auckland University and subsequently completed his Chartered Accountancy. His work career started with PWC as an Auditor, and since then worked for various other industries such as manufacturing, retail/media and public sector in management roles until finally settling with Supply Chain industry.