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DB Schenker appoints new CEO for UK & Ireland

DB Schenker appoints new CEO for UK & Ireland

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

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

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“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, Scott has lived and worked 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 Aaron Scott.

He mentioned that DB Schenker has a team of great people, and it’s important to 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 support current and future customer needs fully.”

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

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Anastasiya Simsek

Anastasiya Simsek started her journalism career in 2016 at Ukrainian TV-Channels: 24 Channel and 1+1 Media. Having worked across a number of different sectors, including news, medicine and lifestyle, she joined the Air Cargo Week editorial team in 2024. To share your news and exclusive insights, contact


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