Sunday, May 19, 2024
New executive management board at Siemens Logistics

New executive management board at Siemens Logistics

With effect from January 1, 2023, Michael Schneider will become the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Siemens Logistics GmbH. In this role, he will take over the former area of responsibility of his predecessor Michael Reichle, who will be assuming a new management position within the Siemens Group at the same time. Michael Schneider has held various management positions for Siemens Logistics in the Middle East since 2012. He has headed up the global airport logistics business since 2017, and maintains close contact with the aviation industry customers.

“I am delighted that with Michael Schneider we were able to fill the position of CEO of Siemens Logistics internally and at the same time with a very experienced industry expert,” Dr Horst J. Kayser, Chairman Siemens’ Portfolio Companies, said. “With effect from December 1, 2022, we have already appointed Thomas Diesener, the company’sprevious Head of Finance, as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Siemens Logistics. Thus, a seamless and orderly management transition can take place.”

Read more: Siemens Logistics receives extensive modernisation order at KL International Airport

“Siemens Logistics has great potential. With our dedicated employees, we are very well placed globally to meet the demands of the market. In my new role I will continue to position the company together with the management team to create attractive and innovative solutions, while generating added value for our customers and expanding the business,” Schneider emphasised. “I am looking forward to the challenge in the new role and of course I treat it with due respect.”

Read more: Siemens Logistics wins contract for new Noida International Airport in India

Michael Reichle will continue to lead Siemens Logistics up to the end of 2022. He has been CEO of the global company since July 2014.

“It’s been an honor and a privilege for me to drive forward the further development of the airport, mail and parcel business over the last eight years,” Reichle underlined. “Together with my management team, we’ve worked constantly and intensively to strengthen our businesses in the markets, to position them independently and more stably, and make them what they are today. Through it all, I’ve been deeply impressed by the commitment of our employees around the world.“

The new CFO Thomas Diesener joined the Siemens Group in 2004, and has held various positions in the area of finance. He has been working at Siemens Logistics since 2013, most recently as Head of Finance. As an internationally experienced manager, he brings in-depth expertise in finance and corporate strategy.

With its new executive management board, Siemens Logistics will be building on a firm foundation of competence, expertise and continuity.

Picture of Edward Hardy

Edward Hardy

Having become a journalist after university, Edward Hardy has been a reporter and editor at some of the world's leading publications and news sites. In 2022, he became Air Cargo Week's Editor. Got news to share? Contact me on


Stay informed. Stay ahead. To get the latest air cargo news and industry trends delivered directly to your inbox, sign up now!

related articles

AGI Global Logistics appoint Nicky Woodman as Manchester Co-Director


Asia Pacific tonnages partially rebound following Labour Day dip