Dachser sets the course for air and sea freight


Dr. Tobias Burger to succeed Edoardo Podestà as COO Air & Sea Logistics, effective January 1, 2024. Successors are also lined up to manage the ASL EMEA and ASL APAC business units.

KEMPTEN, GERMANY/HONG KONG SAR, CHINA – Media OutReach – 12 December 2022 – Dachser is setting the course for future growth in its Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) business field through long-term succession planning.

Marc Meier to head ASL EMEA from January 1, 2023

Marc Meier to head ASL EMEA from January 1, 2023

Effective January 1, 2023, Dr. Burger will hand over the role of Managing Director ASL EMEA to Marc Meier. To prepare himself for managing the regional business unit, Meier (53) joined Dachser already on October 1, 2022. As a logistics manager whose expertise includes air and sea freight, overland transport, and warehousing, he has built up more than 30 years of international experience in the logistics industry. He served as CEO of Hamburg-based air freight forwarder Senator International until that company was acquired by Maersk in 2021. Prior to that, he spent over five years as CEO of Fr. Meyer’s Sohn, a forwarding agency specializing in sea freight. He began his career at Kühne + Nagel, where he held various management positions, lastly as President of the Canada country organization.

“In Marc Meier we have gained a seasoned air and sea freight manager with an international reputation. He is the ideal person to guide our ASL business in the EMEA region to a successful future,” says Dachser CEO Burkhard Eling. “And dovetailing this business with our European overland transportation network will lead the way to further growth.”