Trefzger, who has been a member of the Kuehne + Nagel management board since March this year and is responsible for contract and integrated logistics, will take up his new function immediately but will continue to supervise the contract and integrated logistics unit until further notice.
Before joining K+N, Trefzger was a member of the executive board of Schenker AG, in Essen, Germany, from 2004 to October 2012. He held worldwide responsibility for contract logistics and supply chain management, and most recently was additionally in charge of global airfreight and global ocean freight.
Trefzger started his career at Siemens, then moved in 1994 to the logistics sector, initially as principal at Roland Berger, Munich. In 1999 he was appointed CFO and member of the executive board of Schenker & CO AG, Vienna, Austria.