DB Schenker has appointed Vishal Sharma (52) as the new CEO for the Region Asia Pacific. Vishal brings more than 30 years of experience in the logistics sector and has been serving as CEO for DB Schenker’s Cluster Greater China since 2021. He joined DB Schenker in 2018 as the CEO of the Cluster Indian Subcontinent. He will assume his new role on February 1, 2024.
Jochen Thewes, Global CEO of DB Schenker: “Vishal’s experience, combined with his extensive industry knowledge, positions him well to lead our team in the Asia Pacific region. In his previous executive roles at DB Schenker, he has proven his forwarding expertise and his customer dedication. I am confident that his leadership will contribute to the continued success of DB Schenker.”
Before joining DB Schenker, Vishal has held various executive leadership positions in several forwarding companies in the U.S., Singapore, India and Denmark. He holds an MBA from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a Master of Management Studies from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. Vishal Sharma takes over responsibilities from Dr. Niklas Wilmking who has been appointed DB Schenker’s Board Member for Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
About DB Schenker APAC
With more than 15,000 employees in over 450 locations across 21 countries in the Asia Pacific Region, DB Schenker is one of the world’s leading logistics service providers, with a strong network developed over 60 years in Asia. The company operates land, air, and ocean transportation services, and it also offers comprehensive logistics and global supply chain management solutions from a single source. Aiming for a sustainable future of the logistics industry, DB Schenker continuously invests in innovative transport solutions, renewable energies, and low-emission products for its customers.