Member of the Executive Board, Services Otto Group; Chairman of the Board, Hermes Germany GmbH and Hermes Fulfilment GmbH
Kay Schiebur, born 1968 in Hamburg, has held the post of Otto Group Executive Board Member, Services since 1 April 2018 with responsibility for steering the Group’s national and international logistics activities.
The qualified freight manager launched his career at the international logistics service provider Schenker, holding various posts in the retail and logistics sector over the following years. He later qualified as freight logistics manager at the Hamburg Academy of Transport.
From 2002 onwards Schiebur played a major role in shaping and further developing logistics at the international convenience wholesaler Lekkerland. In 2008 he joined the Executive Board as Member for Purchasing and Logistics; As Chief Supply Chain Officer from 2013 onwards he was accountable for merchandise supply and logistics. Schiebur is a Board Member of the German Federal Logistics Association (BVL) and a Member of the GS-1 Supervisory Board.Download file (130 KB)
CEO Hermes Germany GmbH
Business engineering graduate Olaf Schabirosky started his professional career at the Otto Group in 1994. From 1999 to 2003, he was CEO at Otto Doosan in South Korea. Following other management positions within procurement management while the Blue Yonder joint venture was being set up, Olaf Schabirosky was latterly responsible for cross-company projects within the Otto Group.
Since July 2014, he has been responsible for the newly-established resort of projects and services at Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland and Hermes Transport Logistics. After the merger of Hermes Transport Logistics GmbH and Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH in June 2016, the company trades under the name Hermes Germany GmbH.
Since June 2018, Olaf Schabirosky is the CEO of Hermes Germany.Download file (150 KB)
Chief Sales Officer Hermes Germany GmbH; Managing Director Hermes BorderGuru
Dennis Kollmann was appointed to the Executive Board of Hermes Germany with effect from 1 December 2019, taking over responsibility for sales. The business administration graduate can look back on a long career at the Hermes Group.
After working at Agravis AG in Münster, Dennis Kollmann joined Hermes in December 2004 as project manager for logistics management. In June 2007 he was made head of logistics and ParcelShop management and was promoted to divisional manager for integration and services in October 2011. Four years later he was appointed divisional manager for all strategic clients and for product management at Hermes Germany.Download file (129 KB)
Managing Director Services & Finance Hermes Germany GmbH
A graduate in business administration, Hendrik Schneider began his professional career as commercial manager of a small Hamburg group of companies before moving to financial controlling at health insurers Techniker Krankenkasse in 1998.
Born in Hamburg, he has been working within the Otto Group since 2001. He first joined the Group as an investment controller and took over team management of Financial Controlling at Bonprix in 2005. In 2007 he joined OTTO and made a decisive contribution to the further development of profit centre controlling, which he later headed. Hendrik Schneider was appointed Managing Director of OTTO Shared Services GmbH in July 2013.
On 1 July 2018, he was appointed Managing Director of Hermes Germany GmbH with responsibility for Services and Finance.Download file (146 KB)
Chief Operations Officer Hermes Germany GmbH
Marco Schlüter can look back on many years of professional experience in the field of logistics. Following his vocational training at Danzas GmbH, he worked his way up to become sales manager. Danzas was taken over by Deutsche Post and he subsequently worked as a key account manager at DHL Express Vertriebs GmbH, before becoming director of business development at DHL Solutions. In 2008, Marco Schlüter moved to Bauer Media Group as division manager of logistics and business development, where he built up an alternative letter service. Two years later he moved to CEVA Logistics GmbH, where as Senior Vice President Sales & Business Development he was responsible for sales, solution design, business development as well as marketing and communications.
Marco Schlüter joined the Otto Group in 2012. He began his career in the Group at Hermes Transport Logistics GmbH where he headed the international road transport division. In 2015, he switched to Hermes Germany, becoming general area manager for the Hanover region, where he and his management team managed the Hanover, Braunschweig, Bielefeld, Rheine, Bremen, Wilhelmshaven and Loxstedt locations as well as the sales area, delivery organisation and the ParcelShops in the region.
On 1 December 2018, Marco Schlüter was appointed Managing Director Operations at Hermes Germany.Download file (144 KB)
Chairman of the Board/ CEO Hermes Fulfilment GmbH; Managing Director Hermes Europe GmbH
Dr Georg Rau was appointed to the Executive Board of Hermes Fulfilment GmbH in August 2014 and is responsible for human resources and IT. Since 2017 he is also appointed to strategy & business development. He studied physics in New Mexico, Erlangen and Oxford, gaining a PhD in theoretical solid-state physics. After completing his doctorate, he began his professional career at McKinsey in 1999. From 2004 to 2008 Dr Georg Rau held a variety of management positions at software developers SAP. He then moved to the logistics enterprise Deutsche Post DHL, joining the Management Board where, among other things, he was responsible for introducing the electronic letter 'E-Postbief' . During his time at DHL he introduced the SAP-based Target-IT platform into the worldwide shipping business at DHL Global Forwarding. Since 2015 he is CEO at Hermes NexTec GmbH and since the beginngin of 2017 CEO at Hermes Europe GmbH.Download file (173 KB)
Chief Financial Officer Hermes Fulfilment GmbH
Eva Witte was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Hermes Fulfilment GmbH as of 01 February 2021. After completing her business degree and obtaining initial professional experience, Eva started her career with the Otto Group in 2001, having occupied various positions within the Group since then. After roles in internal management consulting, she was placed in charge of controlling in the Otto Group from 2006 to the summer of this year, the past few years with overall responsibility as Group Vice President. In her position as Vice President Finance Brands & Retail of the Otto Group, she has for the past seven months been responsible for the strategic development of FGH in Great Britain.
As CFO of Hermes Fulfilment, Eva is responsible for Finance, Controlling & Services and Human Resources.Download file (123 KB)
CEO Hermes Fulfilment GmbH; Managing Director Hermes Europe GmbH
Kevin Kufs has been CEO of Hermes Fulfillment GmbH and Managing Director of Hermes Europe GmbH since April 1, 2021. After a banking apprenticeship and a master’s degree, he made a career at an early stage in international retail and e-commerce companies. Kevin Kufs worked for more than four years in the management of the e-commerce service provider Trade Global Asia Holding (formerly Netrada) in Hong Kong, most recently as Member of the Board and CEO for Asia Pacific. In November 2015, he moved to Singapore as CEO of 360shoes.com.
In 2017 he joined the Otto Group. As Head of Operations, he took care of Hermes Fulfillment's client business for two years. As Group Vice President Supply Chain Management, Kevin Kufs has been responsible for the transformation of the Otto Group Holding division, the coordination of the Group's logistics network and the implementation of various strategy projects since January 2019. He returned to Hermes Fulfillment GmbH as COO on January 1, 2021, before being appointed CEO on April 1, 2021.Download file (115 KB)
Chief Operations Officer Hermes Fulfilment GmbH
Roy Smolders has been Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Hermes Fulfillment GmbH since July 1, 2021. The Dutchman has many years of experience in the development and optimization of logistics services. The industrial engineer began his professional career as a consultant in the field of ERP implementation. Positions of responsibility followed at Lekkerland and Ceva Logistics in the Netherlands, where he implemented supply chain initiatives. Since November 1, 2020, he has been Head of Supply Chain Operations & Excellence in the Otto Group's holding company. In this position he is responsible for network optimization and control as well as the coordination between the logistics service providers and trading companies of the group.Download file (122 KB)
Managing Director Commercial Operations Hermes Einrichtungs Service GmbH & Co. KG
Carsten Meinders has held a number of management positions since he joined Hermes in 2003. In 2010, he was appointed to the divisional manager’s post for Integration and Services at Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland. Previously, the experienced logistics expert had worked for Nedlloyd, Mercedes-Benz and Danzas. Carsten Meinders was appointed CEO of Hermes Einrichtungs Service GmbH in October 2011 where he is responsible for all commercial activities as well as for marketing, sales and the client integration service.Download file (152 KB)
Managing Director Operations Hermes Einrichtungs Service GmbH & Co. KG
Michael Dildey has been managing director of Hermes Einrichtungs Service GmbH & Co. KG since 2004. He is responsible for all logistics and processing divisions, also for the IT department. Previously for many years he was managing director in the Sänger group, the current joint venture partner of Hermes Logistics.Download file (119 KB)
CEO Hermes France Holding SAS; Managing Director Hermes Einrichtungs Service; Managing Director Hermes Europe GmbH
Viviane Reichert-Brown has relevant experience in the retail distribution logistics industry and in-depth knowledge about the dynamic French market. Born in Germany, she is the CEO and Chairman of the Management Board of Hermes France Holding SAS, which is based in Lille and was founded as an integral part of the Hermes Group at the end of 2016. In this position, she is responsible for the strategic direction and development of the two former 3 Suisse International (3 SI) subsidiaries Mondial Relay and Girard Agediss which has been acquired in 2016. Since the beginning of 2017, both companies have been integrated into the holding company. On July 1, 2021, Viviane Reichert-Brown joined the management of Hermes Einrichtungs Service and is responsible for the key topics innovation, internationalization and strategic personnel development.
Most recently, Viviane Reichert-Brown worked for Palletways Europe GmbH in Zurich, Western Europe's largest network provider for palletized freight. As Group Director, she was responsible for the Service Quality and Customer Service divisions. Prior to that, she held numerous executive positions with the Dutch integrator TNT, inter alia, at the divisions Customer Service and Operations. Also she was a member of the management of the French business unit in Lyon.Download file (141 KB)
Born in Holland, Martijn came to the UK in 2006 to set up TNT Post North Ltd., after which he became Operations Director of TNT Post. In 2013 Martijn moved to Hermes where he became Operations Director and after promotions into COO and Managing Director, he was appointed CEO of Hermes UK in November 2017. On March 11, 2022, Hermes UK announced that it is to rebrand as ‘Evri’ with a new logo and brand identity that will be rolled out across all its locations, vehicles and ParcelShops.Download file (126 KB)
CEO, Hermes Logistik Austria
Patryk Hopenthaler has been Managing Director of Hermes Logistik Austria since 1st of March 2021. He started his career at Hermes in July 2020 as Commercial Manager. Before that, he worked for Sonepar Germany for more than 10 years, where he held various positions in several German cities. The focus there was on warehousing as well as exclusive logistics in the B2B area and the continuous expansion as well as optimization of the company. Patryk Hopenthaler was responsible for the strategic management as division manager for finance. As a certified logistics master, the strategic orientation of Hermes Austria together with the optimization of the supply chain are the top priorities for him.Download file (173 KB)