Press Release

Rhenus Management Board is changing: Karsten Obert to leave at the end of the year

The Rhenus Group hereby announces that Karsten Obert, member of the Management Board since 2021, will be leaving the company at the end of the year. His responsibilities will be reallocated internally.

Karsten Obert was appointed to the Management Board of the Rhenus Group on 1 January 2021. His areas of responsibility include Automotive, Warehousing Solutions, Sustainability and Procurement. Karsten Obert has now decided to resign from his position as a member of the Rhenus Management Board at the end of the year and not take up an offer to extend his contract.

Under his management, Rhenus has made significant progress in these fields, contributing to the company's overall success and innovative strength. "Mr Obert's commitment and professional expertise have been an enormous asset to our company over the past years. We acknowledge his decision to end his successful career at Rhenus with regret, yet we respect it and wish him all the best for his future," says Dr Marco Schröter, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Rhenus Group.

Regarding Mr Obert's succession, the company's management has announced that responsibilities will be reallocated internally.

"I would like to thank Mr Obert for his work and commitment to our company. His contributions have been crucial to our success in recent years," says Tobias Bartz. "At the same time, we look forward to continuing to develop innovative and sustainable solutions in these important business units."

About Rhenus

The Rhenus Group is one of the leading logistics specialists with business operations around the globe and annual turnover amounting to EUR 8.6 billion. 39,000 employees work at 1,120 business sites and develop innovative solutions along the complete supply chain. Whether providing transport, warehousing, customs clearance or value-added services, the family business pools its operations in various business units where the needs of customers are the major focus at all times.

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