Gebrüder Weiss appoints supervisory board for the four years to come

During their Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2019 the shareholders of Gebrüder Weiss appointed a new Supervisory Board for the next four years. Dr. Rudolf Christian Stiehl was elected Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the globally operating logistics group, taking over this function from Dr. Caspar Einem, who is stepping down from the Supervisory Board along with Dr. Johannes Ditz and Prof. Karl Sandner.

Martin Krieger and Kerstin Gelbmann are new to the Supervisory Board, along with the former CEO of Gebrüder Weiss, Wolfgang Niessner. The Supervisory Board of Gebrüder Weiss GmbH has a total of twelve members, four of which are delegated by the Works Council.

Supervisory Board members of Gebrüder Weiss GmbH (from June 2019)

· Dr. Rudolf Christian Stiehl (Chairman)

· Dr. Elisabeth Krainer Senger-Weiss (Deputy Chairwoman)

· Mag. Kerstin Gelbmann

· Dr. Christian Konzett

· Mag. Martin Krieger

· Wolfgang Niessner, MBA

· Mag. Christian Planegger

· Dr. Daniel Terberger

· Harald Berndorfer (delegated by the Works Council)

· Anton Kos (delegated by the Works Council)

· Erik Kollmann (delegated by the Works Council)

· Birgit Plankel (delegated by the Works Council)

“We would like to thank the retired members of the Supervisory Board for their many years of commitment to Gebrüder Weiss. It is thanks to their considerable expertise that the company has been put on a clear course to enjoy long-term success.” This is the tenor of the statement by the shareholders.

With more than 7,100 employees, 150 company-owned locations and an annual turnover of EUR 1.67 billion (2018), Gebrüder Weiss ranks among Europe’s leading transport and logistics companies. In addition to its core business of land transport, air & sea freight, and logistics, the company operates a number of highly specialized industry solutions and subsidiaries under the umbrella of Gebrüder Weiss Holding AG, based in Lauterach (Austria).

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