Sharma joined DB Schenker in 2018 as the CEO of the Cluster Indian Subcontinent. He takes up his new role on 1 February 2024.
Jochen Thewes, Global CEO of DB Schenker, says: "Vishal’s experience, combined with his extensive industry knowledge, positions him well to lead our team in the Asia Pacific region. In his previous executive roles at DB Schenker, he has proven his forwarding expertise and his customer dedication. I am confident that his leadership will contribute to the continued success of DB Schenker."
Prior to joining DB Schenker, Sharma held various senior management positions in various forwarding companies in the USA, Singapore, India and Denmark. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and a Master of Management Studies from the Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. Vishal Sharma takes over from Niklas Wilmking, who has been appointed to the DB Schenker Board of Management with responsibility for Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management.