DB Schenker appointed Kinjal Pande as new CEO for India


Schenker has appointed Kinjal Pande as the new CEO for India and the Indian Sub-Continent, effective immediately.

Kinjal 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.

Asia-Pacific CEO, Dr. Niklas Wilmking, welcomes the appointment: “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.”

“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.”

Speaking on the appointment, Kinjal Pande, CEO India and Indian Sub-Continent, said, “DB Schenker is one of the leading organizations in the logistics industry in India and globally, and I am honored to be part of this company and aim to strengthen our position in the market further.”

The new appointment is part of a recent leadership reorganization to help DB Schenker strengthen its position in the Asia-Pacific region.


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