Extraordinary general meeting marked the ending of an era and a new beginning
All points on the agenda of the extraordinary general meeting were approved. The company now has a new Group name, a new member of the board, and a new and a new Chairman, as now former Chairman Kurt Larsen stepped down.
Changes to Panalpina Executive Board (Revised)
This is a revised version of the media release that was sent out on August 23, 2019.
Changes to Panalpina Executive Board
CCO Karl Weyeneth, CLO and Corporate Secretary Christoph Hess, CIO Ralf Morawietz, EVP Air Freight Lucas Kuehner, EVP Ocean Freight Peder Winther, have resigned from their respective positions.
Annual General Meeting 2019
Malou Aamund was elected new member of the Board of Directors at DSV’s Annual General Meeting.
Panalpina strengthens marketing and sales in Europe
Christian Stingl has joined Panalpina on January 14, 2019 as regional head of marketing and sales for Europe. Christian will be based in Frankfurt and report directly to the regional CEO Europe with a dotted line to the chief commercial officer.
Panalpina Heliship celebrates 25 years of service and announces a new head
Swiss logistics and freight forwarding company has been delivering helicopters for a quarter of a century
Panalpina appoints new regional CEO Europe
Panalpina today announced a key executive hire. Christian Wurst (45) is to become the new regional CEO for Europe. He has an extensive track record in the freight forwarding and logistics industry.
Ayme-Yahil to lead Marketing and Communications at Panalpina
Dr. Edna Ayme-Yahil is appointed Corporate Head of Marketing and Communications at Panalpina as of July 1, 2018. She will report directly to CEO Stefan Karlen.
Volker Boehringer to assume new strategic role within Panalpina
Volker Boehringer, regional CEO for Europe and a member of the executive committee will assume the role global head of strategic customer developmentas of June 1, 2018. Boehringer will report directly to Karl Weyeneth, chief commercial officer, and will primarily focus on developing selected and strategically important customers that will drive and support Panalpina’s overall growth ambitions.
New member proposed for Panalpina’s board of directors
Panalpina’s board of directors proposes to elect Sandra Emme as a new member of the board at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on May 8, 2018. She would succeed Chris Muntwyler who will not stand for re-election.
New member proposed for Panalpina’s Board of Directors
Panalpina’s board of directors proposes to elect Dirk Reich as a new member of the board at the Annual General Meeting on May 3, 2017. He would succeed Roger Schmid, who will not stand for re-election.
Strategic appointment of divisional CCOs
To further develop our commercial activities and customer relationships, we have appointed two new divisional Chief Commercial Officers (CCOs), in addition those already appointed for Solutions and Sub Saharan Africa.
Solutions standing on its own two feet in Asia
In the APAC countries, the acquisition of UTi has resulted in the separation of the Solutions division from the Air & Sea division.
Panalpina’s Board of Directors nominates Peter Ulber to become Chairman; Stefan Karlen to succeed as CEO
Panalpina’s board of directors has nominated Peter Ulber as the company’s new chairman for the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM). He would succeed Dr Rudolf W. Hug who has served as chairman since 2007 and does not stand for reelection due to the age limitation in the company’s bylaws. Stefan Karlen, currently regional CEO for Asia Pacific, has been designated to succeed Ulber as the next CEO.