- Casper Ellerbaek will succeed Dominique von Orelli as the new Head of Global Ocean Freight, effective September 1.
DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group and Hillebrand Gori – a DHL company, announce that, Dominique von Orelli has taken over as CEO Hillebrand Gori with immediate effect.
He succeeds Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight, who in a dual function has led and successfully driven the integration of Hillebrand Gori since the acquisition in March 2022. Von Orelli will continue to report to Tim Scharwath and will maintain responsibility for Ocean Freight in the coming months in addition to his new role.
“In almost four decades with DHL, Dominique has been instrumental in positioning Ocean Freight as a strong core product within DHL Global Forwarding and a leader in the industry. With his excellent business knowledge, Dominique has also played an important role in the acquisition and integration of Hillebrand. Under his leadership Hillebrand Gori will reach new heights and strengths as an expert in the logistics of beverages, beer, wine and spirits,” states Tim Scharwath, CEO DHL Global Forwarding, Freight.
As of September 1, Casper Ellerbaek, will join DHL Global Forwarding, succeeding von Orelli as the new Global Head of Ocean Freight. Ellerbaek, who will also report to Tim Scharwath, comes with an extensive network in the international logistics industry, which he has built up in various management positions in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and over the last 12 years in Asia.
“With Casper Ellerbaek, we have found an experienced leader with vast knowledge and great leadership skills to succeed Dominique. I am confident, that he will continue the successful course Dominique has set for Ocean Freight at DHL Global Forwarding,” adds Tim Scharwath.