Ulrich Maixner new Chairman of the Administrative Board of Kombiverkehr KG

After Carsten Hemme resigned from his position as Chairman of the Administrative Board of Kombiverkehr KG in mid-November last year and at the same time stepped down as a member of the Board, the company’s limited partners elected Michael Schaaf (56) as a new member of the Administrative Board on the freight forwarding side during a shareholders’ meeting in Frankfurt am Main.

Schaaf is Managing Director of Bay Logistik GmbH + Co KG and has been closely associated with the Frankfurt-based operator for more than 20 years. At the subsequent constituent meeting of the Administrative Board, Ulrich Maixner (55), Director Intermodal Europe Domestic at HOYER GmbH Internationale Fachspedition, was elected as the new Chairman by the freight forwarding representatives. Maixner has been a member of the Administrative Board at the Frankfurt-based company since 2020.

In accordance with the Articles of Association, the Administrative Board consists of nine members. In addition to Maixner and Schaaf, the members of the Administrative Board are Sonja Stich, Karl Schmidt Spedition GmbH & Co. KG, Kai-Jörg Bode, Spedition Bode GmbH & Co. KG, Christian Cornelius, Anhalt Logistics GmbH & Co. KG, Georg Dettendorfer, Johann Dettendorfer Spedition Ferntrans GmbH & Co. KG, and Ueli Maurer, Bertschi AG. As a 50 per cent shareholder, DB Cargo AG delegates Pierre Timmermans, Member of the Management Board for Sales, as Deputy Chairmen and Ralf Günter Kloß, Member of the Management Board for Production.

About Kombiverkehr

Founded in 1969, Kombiverkehr Deutsche Gesellschaft für kombinierten Güterverkehr mbH & Co. KG develops, organises and markets an international rail network in intermodal transport, enabling freight forwarders and transport companies to intelligently combine the advantages of rail, road and ocean shipping. For the economical, safe and environmentally friendly transport of goods, Kombiverkehr offers more than 170 train departures with more than 15,000 connections per night across Europe. The limited partnership is owned by around 230 national and international freight forwarders and transport companies as well as DB Cargo AG. In 2022, the Frankfurt-based company shifted a total of 969,442 truck consignments (1.94 million TEU) from road to rail, thus saving the environment the emission of over one million tonnes of the climate-damaging carbon dioxide. 148 employees generated sales of 462,7 million euros.

Cover photo: Ulrich Maixner (copyright Kombiverkehr)