Dr. Frank Appel

Chief Executive Officer
Global Business Services
Also responsible for Post - eCommerce - Parcel until further notice

  • Born in 1961
  • CEO since Feb. 2008
  • Appointed until Oct. 2022

Department Chief Executive Officer

Functions Corporate Center

  • Board Services
  • Corporate Communications & Responsibility
  • Corporate Development & Corporate First Choice
  • Corporate Executives
  • Corporate Legal
  • Corporate Office
  • Corporate Public Policy & Regulation Management


Functions Global Business Services

  • Corporate Procurement
  • Corporate Real Estate
  • DHL Consulting
  • Finance & HR Services
  • Insurance & Risk Management
  • IT GBS, CSI & CC
  • IT Services

Department Post - eCommerce - Parcel

Business Units

  • Post
  • eCommerce - Parcel

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1989: MSc. Chemistry, University of Munich, Germany
  • 1993: PhD. Neurobiology, ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich, Switzerland

Career development

  • 1993: McKinsey & Co., Germany: Consultant and Project Manager
  • 1999: McKinsey & Co.: Election to Partner - Member of German Business Management
  • 2000: Deutsche Post AG: Managing Director, Corporate Development
  • 2002: Deutsche Post AG: Member of the Board of Management
  • 2008: Deutsche Post AG: Chief Executive Officer

Mandates Dr. Frank Appel

Membership of supervisory boards required by law:
adidas AG

Membership of comparable bodies:
currently no mandates