Markus Sontheimer, 47, is to be the new “Chief Information Officer” on the Board of Schenker AG in Essen. In this role, he will be responsible as CIO for the business unit „DB Schenker Logistics“.
Markus Sontheimer was appointed by the Supervisory Board of Schenker AG and will take up his new position on January 1, 2016. He is currently CIO of Group Finance, Deutsche Bank AG.
Markus Sontheimer has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, which was awarded by the Technical University in Esslingen. In 1994, he started his professional career at Daimler AG, where he held various senior positions (both nationally and internationally) in the IT field, including CIO of the Financial Services Division. He joined Deutsche Bank AG in 2010.
Markus Sontheimer takes over the position of CIO of Schenker AG from Peter Schumann, who will leave the company at the end of November 2015.