DB Schenker

DB Schenker

June 17, 2014 09:13 ET

DB Schenker Hires Randy Creel to Head Automotive Logistics Business, the Americas

FREEPORT, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - June 17, 2014) - DB Schenker today announced the appointment of Randy Creel to Head, Vertical Market, Automotive, the Americas. From his base in Boston, Mr. Creel will lead DB Schenker's Automotive vertical market group throughout North and South America.

Prior to joining DB Schenker, Mr. Creel was with the Ford Motor Company for 14 years, most recently as Global Strategy and Planning Manager for the Ford Customer Service Division (FCSD). Before that, he spent nine years in China as Director of the Parts Supply and Logistics division of Ford's Asia Pacific region based in Shanghai. He also served as Director, Service Parts Purchasing, and director, Service Purchasing & Logistics, at the China Emerging Market Sourcing Office, which he established in 2005.

"I had worked with the DB Schenker automotive logistics team as a customer for many years," says Randy. "I was impressed with their global coverage through 2,000 offices around the world, but more importantly, their best-in-class performance and the DB Schenker team's ability to not only attract high level customers, but also keep them for many years."

"You don't often come across candidates with this high level of expertise, energy and discipline," adds Malcolm Heath, CEO Schenker, Inc. "Randy brings many years of strategic logistics planning and execution to his new role at DB Schenker, Automotive. We're very fortunate that he has joined our group and look forward to a successful future together."

Prior to joining Ford, Mr. Creel held quality engineering positions at SPX and Johnson Controls. He also spent over ten years in the U.S. Army, primarily as a logistics officer, including advanced training in logistics and petroleum management. In the early 1990s, he was a Logistics Planning and Support Officer to General David Petraeus (Retired). Mr. Creel was also a U.S. Army Ranger.

About DB Schenker

DB Schenker's global enterprise has annual sales of 19 billion euros, with 94,600 employees and 2,000 offices around the world. DB Schenker is one of the world's leading providers of integrated logistics services, offering land operations, air and ocean freight as well as comprehensive logistics solutions and global supply chain management from a single source. DB Schenker is the Transport and Logistics Division of Deutsche Bahn.

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