Tim Scharwath, who heads Kuehne + Nagel’s North West Europe division, is to join the group’s international management board from 1st September.
He is taking on responsibility for air logistics previously held by Peter Ulber who is leaving the company for personal reasons. Ulber’s board responsibility for sea logistics is to be taken on by Horst-Joachim Schacht.
Scharwath joined Kuehne + Nagel in 1992. He worked in sales and branch management, and was appointed executive vice president airfreight Central Europe in 2004. From 2007 to 2008 he was managing director in the Netherlands and in 2009 he was promoted to regional director North West Europe.
Schacht joined Kuehne + Nagel in 1997 after holding several management positions in the shipping industry.