Our Executive Board - passionate about intelligent logistics

Over the past decades, DACHSER has implemented innovative, forward-looking business concepts which have helped it become one of the world's leading logistics companies. The driving force behind this dynamic, innovative energy in the company is a team with a common understanding of shared basic values and goals: all participants see their core tasks as driving the expansion of DACHSER, while strengthening its position as a family-owned enterprise so it can meet future challenges.

Success is and will continue to be based on their commitment, expertise and team spirit. The entire management team shares the same entrepreneurial spirit. Their combined expertise and commitment to sustainable business practices are a guarantee for the long-term profitability and thus the future viability of DACHSER.

The DACHSER Executive Board

Bernhard Simon

Bernhard Simon, born in 1960, has been at the helm of the company as management spokesman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since January 1, 2005. In this role, the grandson of company founder Thomas Dachser represents the third generation at management level of this successful family-owned enterprise.


Michael Schilling

Michael Schilling, born in 1963, is Chief Operations Officer Road Logistics (COO Road Logistics & Deputy CEO). Michael Schilling joined DACHSER in 1989 after completing his studies at the Vocational Academy in Mannheim. Today, he is responsible for key areas of DACHSER's core business.


Burkhard Eling

Burkhard Eling, born in 1971, has been responsible for the Executive Unit for Finance, Legal and Tax (FLT)  as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2013. This makes him primarily responsible for the financial stability of this family-owned enterprise.


Edoardo Podestà

Edoardo Podestà, born in 1962 in Italy, has been Chief Operations Officer Air & Sea Logistics (COO Air & Sea Logistics) since October 2019. With more than 25 years of industry experience in the Asian and global markets, his expertise ensures solid growth and development of the Air & Sea Logistics business.