DSV’s vision and strategic direction has stood the test of time
Focus is on successful integration of the Panalpina business and people
Extraordinary general meeting marked the ending of an era and a new beginning
All points on the agenda of the extraordinary general meeting were approved. The company now has a new Group name, a new member of the board, and a new and a new Chairman, as now former Chairman Kurt Larsen stepped down.
Kurt K. Larsen retires after an unbelievable career
Looking back on a long and very successful career, Kurt K. Larsen’s first comment is “yes, it really is quite unbelievable, and, you know, it might never have happened, if the chips hadn’t fallen exactly right”.
Kurt K. Larsen is referring to the acquisition and successful integration of Samson Transport in 1997, which was DSV’s first leap into the international freight forwarding world and the
Growing at a continuous and phenomenal rate
Since 1989, we have grown our annual revenue by almost 10,000%
Another hat-trick for DSV: Best CEO, CFO and Chairman for the second year in a row
Kurt Larsen, Chairman of DSV’s Board of Directors, is the best Chairman in Denmark according to a new rating. He joins CEO Jens Bjørn Andersen and CFO Jens Lund as best in class, making it yet another triple win for DSV.
Annual general meeting of Panalpina approves all board proposals
At the annual general meeting (AGM) of Panalpina World Transport (Holding) Ltd., held on May 9, 2019, 62.24% of the share capital was represented. All proposals of the board of directors were approved by a clear majority and Thomas E. Kern was elected as chairman of the board.
Panalpina’s BoD announces proposals related to AGM
Panalpina’s board of directors proposes to elect Thomas E. Kern as chairman of the board at the upcoming annual general meeting (AGM) to be held on May 9, 2019. Furthermore, the board of directors proposes that no dividend be paid out to shareholders in 2019.
Annual General Meeting 2019
Malou Aamund was elected new member of the Board of Directors at DSV’s Annual General Meeting.
Panalpina announces that Peter Ulber will not stand for re-election as chairman of the board at the next Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2019
In line with the previously communicated commitment by the company to evaluate the governance of the current board composition, Panalpina announces that Peter Ulber will not stand for re-election as chairman of the board at the next Annual General Meeting on 9 May 2019.
Panalpina leaders meet in Berlin
Around 100 leaders of Panalpina met in Berlin this week for the company’s annual leadership conference. The topics on the jam-packed two-day agenda focused on the company’s four-pillar strategy, targets, digital innovation and Panalpina’s leadership culture and spirit. Superb guest speakers from Earlybird, sennder and IMD joined the successful event.
New member proposed for Panalpina’s board of directors
Panalpina’s board of directors proposes to elect Sandra Emme as a new member of the board at the upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM), to be held on May 8, 2018. She would succeed Chris Muntwyler who will not stand for re-election.
Switching to growth
At the Capital Markets Day 2016 in Amsterdam, the company's senior management demonstrated how Panalpina has taken risk out of the business and laid the foundations for future growth. Growth was the main theme of the afternoon presentations. Four deep-dive sessions focused on “Ocean Freight and Productivity”, “Sales Growth”, “Air Freight and Perishables” as well as “Logistics and Innovation”.