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Oliver Seidl new CFO of Schenker AG

[ July 27, 2016   //   ]

Oliver Seidl is set to join the Management Board of Schenker AG in Essen, Germany, as the new Chief Financial Officer following his appointment by the Supervisory Board of Schenker AG at its meeting on July 26. He will take up the post at the earliest possible availability. The 53-year-old is currently CFO of Media-Saturn-Holding in Ingolstadt.

Seidl brings many years of experience in diverse finance-related management positions and as a managing director and management board member, including in listed global corporations. From 2010 to 2013, he was Chairman of the Management Board at Loewe AG, having previously served as the management board member for finance and services. Prior to that, he looked after management accounting, strategy and M&A at medium-sized companies.

From 1990 to 2001, Seidl worked in various roles for Daimler AG in Bremen and Stuttgart, most recently heading Group management accounting for Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars. After training in wholesale and export, Seidl studied at the universities of Göttingen and Marburg, graduating in business administration.

At Schenker AG, Seidl will be succeeding Dr. Lutz Freytag, CFO of many years. Dr. Freytag has chosen to leave the company on Nov. 30, 2016 to tackle new challenges and dedicate more time to his personal pursuits. Dr. Freytag and his successor will ensure a smooth handover.

25.07.2016 Berlin/Bahntower Auf dem Bild: Oliver Seidl Foto: Pablo Castagnola

25.07.2016 Berlin/Bahntower
Auf dem Bild: Oliver Seidl
Foto: Pablo Castagnola

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