Change at the helm of DB Schenker Logistics in Spain

Lluís Gay new CEO of Schenker Logistics S.A.U. – Jaume Ballester retires

DBSCHENKER125Berlin/Paris/Barcelona, July 23, 2013 – Effective September 1, 2013, Lluís Gay, who has been the head of Land Transport at DB Schenker Logistics in Spain since 2007, will assume the position of CEO of Schenker Logistics, S.A.U.

Gay, born in Barcelona in 1965, has 28 years of experience in freight forwarding and has been working in Land Transport for 24 years now. He has rich experience, having worked in a wide variety of departments from sales to operations, and at various levels from administration to management.

Jaume Ballester, the current CEO of Schenker Logistics, S.A.U., will be retiring after decades of successful work for the Group. He will continue to hold responsibility as the head of Land Transport in Region Europe West at DB Schenker Logistics until further notice. In 1975, Ballester helped to found Spain-Tir Transportes Internacionales, S.A., which is now part of the global DB Schenker network.

Philippe Gilbert, the Regional Director for Europe West at Schenker AG, says, “I am delighted to be able to work closely with Luis Gay. I know he will keep DB Schenker Logistics in Spain moving forward with the strong entrepreneurial spirit his professional background has given him. And I am glad that we will continue to have Jaume Ballester’s extensive experience and positive energy supporting our Land Transport activities in Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and Morocco.”

SOURCE: Submitted by DB Schenker