17. May 2023 | Press release
Björn Scheel is the new CEO of DPD Germany
Aschaffenburg, 17th May 2023 – The DPD Supervisory Board has officially confirmed changes in the company’s management in Germany: Björn Scheel, previous interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has been appointed CEO of DPD Deutschland GmbH with immediate effect. Günter Pfaff will become the new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Justin Pegg (COO DPD UK) has been elected new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DPD Deutschland GmbH, effective July 1st, 2023.
Björn Scheel has served as CEO on an interim basis since January 1st, 2023. Prior to that he had been Chief Operating Officer (COO) for DPD Germany since March 1st, 2021. Björn Scheel has extensive experience in the international logistics and aviation sectors and has already led several large companies with great success. Among other roles he worked for almost ten years at LSG Group, a Lufthansa Group company. Together with his management team he will continue to drive forward DPD Germany in all its business operations and set the company's course for the future.
Günter Pfaff has been working for DPD since 1998. He has been responsible for operations management on a regional basis since 2018, before becoming Director Field Operations in January 2021.
Björn was able to take over the reins during the last peak period with dedication, in a global context of economic tension and in a high competition market. DPD Germany is an important part of our European network. I wish every success to Björn and all the German team in their endeavours, and I will, of course, assure them of the best possible support from the Geopost teams. Together with Bjorn's appointment as CEO, Günther Pfaff is appointed COO, and I am confident that we have the best team in place to drive the success of DPD Germany”
Eric Dietz, Executive Vice President Europe Geopost
Justin Pegg (COO DPD UK) was elected new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of DPD Deutschland GmbH effective July 1st, 2023. He succeeds Eric Dietz who remains as a Supervisory Board Member.