DB Schenker appoints new CEO for UK & Ireland

Source: DB Schenker. Copyright: Paul Forgette photography

DB Schenker has appointed Aaron Scott as chief executive of its UK & Ireland business, replacing Ray Hennessy who is retiring after eight years in the role.

Scott joined the company in 2021 and additionally holds the position of executive vice president of contract logistics for region Europe.

“He brings a wealth of experience to the UK & Ireland chief executive role having spent more than 28 years in International Logistics and 3PL supply chain operations,” the forwarder said.

“Additionally, he has spent time living and working in the Netherlands, the US and Germany and has a strong track record of accomplishment in leading and directing operational and cross-functional teams to deliver commercial value and service excellence alongside new business growth.”

“I’m committed to ensuring a seamless transition and continuing the strong culture of passion, energy, and the customer-centric focus that exists across the cluster,” said Scott. “We have a team of great people in our business and it’s important that we remain focused on taking our customers further by delivering the highest standards of quality and service.

“We have been working hard to modernise practices and ensure our business is fit for the future, to fully support current and future customer needs.”

Scott reports to Helmut Schweighofer, chief executive of region Europe.

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]