Committees Details

Detlef Trefzger

Member of the Board of Directors

1962, Schindellegi


Member of the Board of Directors, independent member since 2024


Nomination and Compensation Committee

Sustainability Committee


Studies in business administration in Münster, Kingston upon Hull and at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Graduated with a doctorate. 

Professional activity

Detlef Trefzger was CEO of the global logistics company Kühne+Nagel from 2013 to 2022. Prior to this, he spent 15 years at DB Schenker in senior positions, including as a member of the Management Board and Division Head for Global Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management. At the beginning of his career, Detlef Trefzger worked at Siemens in the area of plant engineering and as a strategy consultant at the management consultancy Roland Berger.

Mandates outside Swiss Prime Site

Listed companies: Member of the Board of Directors of Acelleron Industries AG, Baden; Member of the Board of Directors of EasyJet PLC, UK; Member of the Board of Directors of SATS Ltd, Singapore

Non-listed companies: Member of the Board of Directors of PSA International, Singapore; Operating advisor of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, UK; Founder and Chairman of Larix Equity AG, Schindellegi

Key skills

Leadership, strategy, ESG, operations, M&A, risk management, research & development, digitalisation, IT/cybersecurity

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