K+N’s Tim Scharwath appointed to DHL Global Forwarding

Fomer member of the Management Board at Kuehne + Nagel International AG, Tim Scharwath has been appointed to the Board of Management responsible for DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.


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Fomer member of the Management Board at Kuehne + Nagel International AG, Tim Scharwath has been appointed to the Board of Management responsible for DHL Global Forwarding, Freight. Scharwath was K+N’s member of the Management Board responsible for global airfreight since 2011.

The new CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight will join the Group within the next twelve months. In the meantime Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL Group retains responsibility for this division.

“We are very pleased that Tim Scharwath will become a member of the Board of Management, taking over responsibility for our Global Forwarding and Freight division,” said Frank Appel, CEO Deutsche Post DHL Group. “He comes with an impressive freight forwarding track record and is ideally placed to continue the encouraging progress we start to see in our forwarding businesses, and which we will steadily grow over the years.”

For over 20 years, Tim Scharwath has had several management positions within Kuehne + Nagel International AG. Under his leadership Kuehne + Nagel’s airfreight business became number two globally. In his role to date as executive vice president and member of the Board, Air Logistics, Group Airfreight, he has global responsibility for the airfreight, sales and marketing organisation of the Kuehne + Nagel Group.