Dachser promotes Tonn to MD of European Logistics Germany
13 / 09 / 2016
Dachser has promoted its head of contract logistics, Alexander Tonn, to become the new managing director of European Logistics Germany.
Tonn will begin his new role on January 1, 2017 overseeing the business development of the 38 German branch offices in the European Logistics business line (overland transport and contract logistics for industrial goods).
He will report to Michael Schilling, chief operating officer road logistics and deputy chairman of the executive board, who will continue to be responsible for this position in addition to his duties until the end of the year.
Alexander Tonn holds a degree in business management and has been with Dachser since 1999. After starting his career in controlling, he went on to lead contract logistics at the company’s largest operations site worldwide, located in Memmingen (Allgaeu).
From there, he was promoted to the head of freight forwarding and deputy branch manager. In 2014, Tonn moved to Dachser’s Head Office, where he was responsible for developing the warehousing and the value-added services business. Tonn will continue to hold his position as corporate director contract logistics.