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