New CEO has extensive experience across logistics and supply chain operations • Seamless transition to new role

DB Schenker has announced the appointment of Aaron Scott to the role of CEO for its UK & Ireland cluster. He succeeds Ray Hennessy who has held the position the last eight years and is moving on to a well-deserved retirement.

Scott joined the company in 2021 and currently, additionally holds the position of Executive Vice President Contract Logistics for Region Europe. He brings a wealth of experience to the UK & Ireland CEO role having spent more than 28 years in International Logistics and 3PL supply chain operations.

Additionally, he has spent time living and working in the Netherlands, the USA and Germany and has a strong track record of accomplishment in leading and directing operational and cross-functional teams to deliver commercial value and service excellence alongside new business growth.

Speaking about his new role, Scott says: “I’m committed to ensuring a seamless transition and continuing the strong culture of passion, energy, and the customer-centric focus that exists across the cluster. We have a team of great people in our business and it’s important that we remain focused on taking our customers further by delivering the highest standards of quality and service.

“We have been working hard to modernise practices and ensure our business is fit for the future, to fully support current and future customer needs. Our culture is pivotal in achieving this objective. At the heart of our values at DB Schenker lies a steadfast commitment to pushing limits and an unwavering dedication to elevating customer experiences so that we set new standards of excellence within the industry.”

Scott reports to Helmut Schweighofer, CEO of Region Europe.

Source: db schenker