Volker Boehringer gets new strategic portfolio in Panalpina
March 12, 2018: Panalpina’s current regional CEO for Europe and a member of the executive committee, Volker Boehringer is expected to assume a new role as global head of strategic customer development from June 1.
In his new position, Boehringer will report to Karl Weyeneth, chief commercial officer, and will primarily focus on developing selected and strategically important customers that will drive and support Panalpina’s overall growth ambitions.
“Boehringer has a wealth of experience in sales and has always focused on customer and business development throughout his career. I am excited to count on his knowledge and support to grow our key accounts,” said Weyeneth.
Boehringer started his career with Panalpina in 1986, after completing his diploma at the Berufsakademie in Mannheim.
Since then, he has held key roles in accounts, sales management and operations, and has over 16 years of experience in senior management positions.
“For the last six years, Boehringer has been instrumental in leading Europe, and I would like to thank him for his commitment, dedication and hard work,” said Stefan Karlen, CEO of Panalpina.
From Frankfurt, Boehringer will relocate to Stuttgart. The position of regional CEO for Europe will be replaced. Until then, Karlen is expected to oversee the region.