CEO Today Asia Awards 2021

CEO TODAY ASIA AWARDS 2021 China 24 Pollard CEO of DB Schenker About Christopher Pollard Christopher Pollard, a British national, has more than 20 years of experience in the field of supply chain management across Asia Pacific. He assumed the position as CEO, Greater China Cluster (including PRC, HK and Taiwan) at DB Schenker on August 1, 2018, based in Shanghai, China. Chris has a strong background in both freight forwarding and contract logistics. Throughout his career he has held various regional and global leadership positions in China, Thailand, Hong Kong, and the Philippines. Prior to joining DB Schenker, he was the Global Head of Supply Chain for DKSH and member of DKSH Group Management. Taking on the role as CEO of the Greater China Cluster at DB Schenker, Chris’ focus is on developing and driving an even more customer and market centric organization, with a clear, improved and simplified interface, that can serve its customers comprehensively throughout Greater China. Firm Profile DB Schenker is the world’s leading global logistics provider — we support industry and trade in the global exchange of goods through land transport, worldwide air andocean freight, contract logistics andsupply chainmanagement. Integrated logistics resides at the world’s most important intersections, where the flow of goods creates an effective link between carriers. Our value-added services ensure the flow of goods continues seamlessly and supply chains stay lean and optimized for success. Our business holds top positions in automotive, technology, consumer goods, trade fair logistics, special transports, and special events logistics. DB Schenker opened its first office in Hong Kong in 1966 commencing as an air freight agency. Over the years we have gradually emerged into a multimodal freight forwarding and logistics provider offering international transport services to our customers from all industries. We also provide specialized logistics services for trade fairs, projects and global sports events. In 1979, DB Schenker entered Mainland China as one of the first international forwarders. Subsequently, our first representative office was opened in Guangzhou in 1981. Today, more than 5,000 logistics specialists operate in over 60 key cities throughout China ensuring reliable logistics services for our customers from all industries. Strategy Our strategy includes all dimensions of acting sustainably and successfully. By challenging the status quo in the logistics industry, we strive toward economic, social, and environmental harmony in logistics and supply chain management. Economic DB Schenker will be a profitable quality leader and hold top positions in our target markets. Building on our long-term financial stability, we will continue to invest in growth markets, new business, and the expertise of our employees. We will deliver innovative products, based on high performing processes and cutting-edge IT systems. In doing so, our customers remain completely satisfied with our leading networks and industry solutions. Christopher

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