Siemens Logistics has appointed Michael Schneider as chief executive from January 1 2023. 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.
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 aviation industry customers.
“Siemens Logistics has great potential. With our dedicated employees, we are very well placed globally to meet the demands of the market,” said Schneider. “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. “I am looking forward to the challenge in the new role and of course, I treat it with due respect.”
Reichle will continue to lead Siemens Logistics up to the end of 2022. He has been the chief executive of the global company since July 2014.
“It’s been an honour and a privilege for me to drive forward the further development of the airport, mail and parcel business over the last eight years,” said Reichle.
“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.“
Thomas Diesener, the company’s previous head of finance, is the new chief financial officer with effect from December 1 2022. 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.