03/06/2019, 11:45 AM CET

Tobias Meyer appointed to the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group

The experienced manager will be taking over his new duties as Board Member for Post & Paket Deutschland on April 1, 2019.  

Tobias Meyer was most recently Chief Operations Officer of the Post & Paket Deutschland division.

  • Meyer will be taking over the Board Department Post & Paket Deutschland on April 1, 2019

Bonn - The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post AG today appointed Tobias Meyer (43) as member of the Board of Management of the world's leading postal and logistics group with effect from April 1, 2019. Tobias Meyer was most recently Chief Operations Officer of the Post & Paket Deutschland division.

The experienced manager will be taking over his new duties as Board Member for Post & Paket Deutschland from Frank Appel, who has been managing the division in addition to his role as CEO since April 2018.

"Tobias Meyer has proven in his previous roles that he not only has strategic vision, but is also able to achieve operational improvements in terms of quality and efficiency thanks to his entrepreneurial skills. Based on his proven management experience at Group level as well as in various divisions, I am convinced that he will successfully continue the ongoing restructuring at Post & Paket Deutschland," said Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group.

Tobias Meyer is an engineer who joined McKinsey in 2001 and worked for the company as a consultant in Frankfurt am Main and Singapore before becoming a partner in 2010. He advised leading companies in the logistics, shipping and aviation sectors, including Deutsche Post DHL, before taking over as Head of Corporate Development in 2013. In this capacity, he has been instrumental in the development of the 2020 Strategy.

In April 2015, he moved to DHL Global Forwarding (DGF) as Executive Vice President Business Support, and in June 2016, additionally took on the position of COO, at DGF. In these roles, he was heavily involved in improving IT performance, organizational efficiency and the overall financial results. In August 2018, Tobias moved as COO to the Post - eCommerce - Parcel division, which was renamed Post & Paket Deutschland, with effect from January 1, 2019. Here, he was directly involved in the preparation and implementation of the measures required to further improve productivity and to enhance service quality in the areas of operations and IT.

Tobias Meyer studied industrial engineering and graduated with a PhD in mechanical engineering from TU Darmstadt.

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53113 Bonn
Germany

Phone: +49 (0)228 182 9944
Fax: +49 (0)228 182 9880