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Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL), the forwarding division of the German 3PL and road freight group, has confirmed news broken by Loadstar Premium this morning that it has reorganised senior management in its business units in Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Americas regions.
Tobias Burger (pictured above) has been appointed managing director ASL EMEA, replacing Thomas Krüger, who has led the air and sea freight business in the region since 2016.
Dr Burger is currently responsible for the strategic development of Air & Sea Logistics as deputy director ASL. Before moving to the air and sea freight business, the 43-year-old was head of corporate governance & CEO at Dachser.
Ralph Riehl (pictured below) has been appointed managing director of ASL Americas, replacing Guido Gries, who has led Dachser’s business in the region since 2012.
Before joining Dachser, Mr Riehl worked for Panalpina for over 30 years, holding management positions in France, Singapore, and the US. Most recently, he was senior vice president of sales, responsible for all DSV Panalpina sales in North and Latin America.
“We would like to thank Thomas Krüger and Guido Gries for their many years of dedicated work in the business, and we wish them all the best for their professional and personal future,” said Edoardo Podestà, chief operations officer ASL.
“Dr Tobias Burger and Ralph Riehl will provide new impetus for the sustainable and profitable development of Dachser Air & Sea Logistics in their regions through their optimal combination of in-house and external expertise.”