DB Schenker, the global leading logistics service provider 100% owned by Deutsche Bahn Group, has appointed Kinjal Pande as the new chief executive officer (CEO) for India and the Indian Sub-Continent, effective immediately.
Pande will succeed interim CEO Vivek Chopra, who stepped in for Vishal Sharma since his move to a new role in China. She brings a wide experience from other leading global forwarders in the logistics industry.
“We are delighted to have a leader of Kinjal’s caliber take up the CEO position for DB Schenker in India. India is one of the key growth markets in the region and I am confident that Kinjal, who comes with a wealth of experience spanning various functions in the logistics industry, will be a great addition to the team,” said Asia-Pacific CEO, Niklas Wilmking, on the appointment.
“I would also like to thank Vishal Sharma for the fantastic work in establishing the brand DB Schenker in India and Vivek for stepping in as interim CEO during this time.”
“DB Schenker is one of the leading organisations in the logistics industry in India and globally, and I am honoured to be part of this company and aim to strengthen our position in the market further,” added Pande.
The new appointment is part of a recent leadership reorganisation to help DB Schenker strengthen its position in the Asia-Pacific region.