Schenker India Pvt. Ltd, part of DB Schenker, the transport and logistics division of the Deutsche Bahn Group, has appointed Paul George as the new Director Sales, with effect from October 1, 2017. He will be succeeding Marcel Opitz who has moved to a new role within DB Schenker. Responsible for devising and driving the sales strategy of the company, Mr. George will be reporting to Mr. Oliver Bohm, CEO, Schenker India.
With over 35 years’ experience in logistics, supply chain management, quality control, planning, BPM, manufacturing, global purchasing and setting up plants at Bengaluru, Pune, USA for example. Mr. George has held senior positions in reputed engineering, automotive organizations and other leading logistic service providers.
Mr. George is a Mechanical Engineer and a certified City and Guilds of London Institute(UK) with separate Post-Graduate qualifications in Business Management, Materials Management and Foreign Trade Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management– Bangalore, apart from a Residential Business Leadership Program (BLP – Executive Development Program) at Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad. Currently he is a member of Confederation of Indian Industry Institute of Logistics, National Council Member for Indian Institute of Material Management – National Headquarters, Global Logistics Council, Bengaluru Association of Chambers of Commerce and other leading Organizations in supply chain management.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr Oliver Bohm, CEO, Schenker India Pvt. Ltd, said, ‘Paul comes with outstanding credentials combining a wealth of experience and expertise spanning various industries and roles which make him an asset for Schenker India. His distinctive capabilities will help Schenker India scale new heights.’
Reflecting on his new role, Mr Paul George, said, ‘It is a great honour to be part of an industry leading organization like DB Schenker. The Indian market is at an inflection point where logistics solutions are concerned, given the spate of recent policy level developments, and is poised for rapid growth. It would be my endeavour to serve customers with new offerings, capitalize on emerging opportunities and drive growth for the organization.’