Schenker India Pvt. Ltd., part of DB Schenker, the transport and logistics division of the Deutsche Bahn Group, is pleased to announce that Mr. Vishal Sharma has been appointed as the New Chief Executive Officer – India and the Indian sub-continent, with effect from May 2, 2018. He will be succeeding Mr. Oliver Bohm who has taken up a new role as Europe Chief Commercial Officer after spending 20 years in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Mr. Sharma would be reporting to Mr. Ditlev Blicher, Chief Executive Officer, DB Schenker in APAC.
With over 17 years of experience with Maersk, Mr. Sharma held various strategic leadership roles in Europe & Asia, and is also well versed in the 3PL and SCM Industry, where he in particular was Area CEO for India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka of a 3PL. Apart from this, he also has a wealth of entrepreneurial experience in start-ups and business incubation. Vishal holds an MBA from Chicago Booth, and has a strong interest in technology solutions in fields such as analytics and SaaS.
Reflecting on his new role, Mr. Vishal Sharma said: “Schenker India is a global leader in Logistics & Supply Chain Management, and I am honored to be part of this organization and working alongside this team of amazing talents, who have grown the business to what it is today. These are exciting times ahead, especially in the India Logistics market. I’m looking forward to engaging with our customers across the various industries, to develop solutions for enabling and transforming their supply chains across India and the rest of the world.”