Sunday 26th May 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

Deutsche Post chief offers to resign

Klaus Zumwinkel has offered to resign as chief executive of Deutsche Post following allegations of tax evasion.

In a statement, the executive committee of the supervisory board of Deutsche Post said on Friday : “Klaus Zumwinkel has informed the committee that in the interest of the company he will resign from his offices as Chairman of the Board of Management of Deutsche Post AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Postbank AG at the next meeting of the Supervisory Board.

“The Executive Committee respects this decision and proposes to the Supervisory Board to accept the decision in the near future.

“The Executive Committee expresses its thanks to Klaus Zumwinkel for the successful entrepreneurial leadership in the past 18 years and for his outstanding achievements in creating the world’s leading logistics Group.”