New CFO for DB Schenker Logistics in the UKby Press Release on 2013-01-17 00:06:40
Petra Kuester joins Schenker Limited Board
(London Heathrow, 15 January 2013) DB Schenker has announced the appointment of Petra Kuester as the new CFO of Schenker Limited. She will join towards the end of January replacing Per Holst-Nielsen who has moved back to Sweden to a position within Schenker AB.
Born in Oxford, she has experience in the logistics, banking, power and utilities industries and joins from a CFO position for DB Schenker in Canada.
After completing a BSc in Business Studies at City University, London she joined DB Schenker in 1998, where she held various financial roles based in Germany, before moving to Canada in 2007.
Helgi Ingolfsson, CEO Schenker Limited said, “I am very happy to welcome Petra to the UK organisation, she has a great financial background and will bring many advantages especially in terms of understanding different business cultures. Furthermore not only due to her qualifications and experience having our first female UK board member is a bonus.
This helps towards the Deutsche Bahn goal as well, which is to increase the proportion of women in top management positions within the group.”