At the first European Logistics Summit, CEO of Deutsche Post-DHL Frank Appel presented a logistics industry declaration.
Dr. Frank Appel is Chief Executive Officer of Deutsche Post World Net.
He joined the company as Managing Director of Corporate Development in 2000. In November 2002 Frank Appel became Member of the Corporate Board of Deutsche Post with management responsibilities for Logistics, Mail International, Global Customer Solutions, Global Business Services, Corporate Regulatory Management and the First Choice programme before he was appointed as new CEO of the company in February 2008.
In 1999, he was elected Partner and Member of the German Business Management of McKinsey & Co. He had previously worked for the company as a consultant and project manager. Frank Appel holds a Master of Science degree in chemistry from the University of Munich and a doctorate in neurobiology from ETH, Zurich.
Malcolm was first elected MEP for the West Midlands in 1999. He is Conservative Spokesman and EPP-ED Group Coordinator on Internal Market and Consumer Protection. He is a substitute member of the Industry, Research and Energy Committee.
Malcolm was formerly a partner in a motor industry consulting company, Harbour Wade Brown from 1989 to 1999, and was UK and Overseas Sales Director for Austin Rover.
Malcolm fought Birmingham East in the 1989 European Election. Born in 1947, Malcolm is married with two children. His interests include travel, cooking, choral singing and motor racing.
Paolo Monferino is the Chief Executive Officer of Iveco, the Fiat Group Company.
Born in Novara in 1946, Mr. Monferino received a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin and entered Fiat in 1973 initially as a Design Engineer and then in the Purchasing department of the steel manufacturing division of the Group.
In 1981 he moved to Chicago, Illinois, as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Procurement and Material Management at FiatAllis, a joint venture between Fiat's construction equipment business and the American Allis Chalmers. Within FiatAllis, he became General Manager of the Latin American subsidiary based in Brazil in 1983 and Chief Operating Officer of the company in 1986. In 1987, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Fiat Agri, the farm machinery division of the Fiat Group.
Following the acquisition of Ford New Holland in 1991 and the creation of New Holland, Mr. Monferino was named Executive Vice President for Strategies and Business Development of the new company headquartered in London.
From July 1996 to March 2000 Paolo Monferino was Executive Vice President of the Fiat Group with responsibility for the following Sectors of Fiat: Magneti Marelli (Automotive Components), Teksid (Metallurgical Products), Comau-Pico (Production Systems), FiatAvio (Aviation), Fiat Ferroviaria (Rolling Stock and Railway Systems), Fiat Engineering (Civil Engineering), C.R.F. (Fiat corporate advanced research center).
In 2000, Paolo Monferino was appointed Chief Executive Officer of CNH (Case New Holland), a worldwide leading Company in the agricultural and construction equipment business, set up from the merger of New Holland and Case Corporation, with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.
In March 2005 Paolo Monferino returned to Italy as CEO of Iveco S.p.A., the Fiat Group Company that designs, manufactures, and markets a broad range of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles.
Mr. Monferino is a director of the Board of CNH (Case New Holland), Ferrari S.p.A., Toro Assicurazioni S.p.A., Indesit Company and of several companies of the Iveco Group, including the newly established Chinese joint ventures.
Matthias Ruete is Director General for Energy and Transport of the European Commission.
He was Director General for Enterprise and Industry and responsible for ‘Coordination for Competitiveness' in 2005. Mr Ruete has been working for the European Commission since 1986 when he started his career as the administrator for DG Social Affairs.
Previous to working for the institutions Mr Ruete was a visiting lecturer in Law at Warwick University, Coventry, and a scientific collaborator at the two Institutes for Public Law (Constitutional and European International Public Law).
Matthias Ruete has his degree in Law from Marburg University and a LLM from the University of London. He is Dr. Juris from the University of Giessen.
Dr. Georg Wellinghoff is the Senior Vice President for Global Logistics Solutions Procurement at BASF. He joined the company in 1985 and held various positions for BASF including R&D, HR, Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Operations, and Procurement, thereof 4 years in Asia.
In his current position, he is globally responsible for the procurement of all transportation and logistics related services plus packaging. He is an active member of the transportation and logistics focused working groups of VCI, BDI and CEFIC.
Georg Wellinghoff graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hannover and holds a doctorate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Dortmund.
John Pattullo is Chief Executive Officer of CEVA Logistics.
John spent most of his career working in supply chain management with Procter & Gamble. He held a number of different positions for P&G infive countries, including managing the UK logistics operations, running a manufacturing plant in France, heading European Purchasing and Logistics, leading supply chain (manufacturing, quality, logistics, purchasing and engineering) for Asia and, in his last role, running the €9bn supply chain for the P&G global Beauty Care business.
John left P&G for Exel where he was CEO of the €6bn EMEA division (Freight Forwarding and Contract Logistics). When Exel was acquired by Deutsche Post/DHL, he then ran the €7bn combined Exel and DHL Contract Logistics business.
John holds a Masters with Honors degree in Economics & History from Glasgow University in Scotland.
Mathieu was first elected MEP for the German-speaking Community of Belgium with the CSP-EVP in 1994. He is a member of the bureau of the EPP. He is also a member of the Committee on Transport and Tourism and the Delegation to the EU-Mexico Joint Parliamentary Committee. He is a substitute member of the Committee on Regional Development and the Delegation for relations with Japan.
Mathieu was formerly an advisor to the Belgian Prime Minister (1981-84) and a member of the provincial council (1984-85). He was a Government Minister for the German-speaking community in Belgium (1986-1990) and Chairman of the Council (1990-1994). He has been a member of the national bureau of the CSP since 1986 and Mayor of Kelmis since 1991. Mathieu graduated in Germanic languages from the University of Liège in 1973. He is also an accredited upper school teacher (1974) and has taught English and German (1974-1981).
Cindy Elliott is the Global Supply Chain Sourcing Director at The Dow Chemical Company.
After her first 3 years as a chemist at Dow, Cindy has spent the majority of her career at Dow in various commercial functions in North America at 3 locations. Roles included field sales, several market manager roles, business and commercial director. As a Global Quality Director, Cindy also played an integral role in bringing Six Sigma methodology into Dow. Cindy was named to her current role as Global Supply Chain Sourcing Director for Purchasing in November, 2006. In this role, she is responsible for the $3Bn that Dow spends annually on transportation services on all modes including truck, rail, marine as well as storage and packaging of Dow products.
She is an active member of several groups focused on Transportation and Infrastructure advocacy including the US Chamber of Commerce, RAND Supply Chain Research Center and Michigan Governor Transportation Funding Task Force.
Cindy is a strategy board member for Dow's NA Women's Innovation Network. Cindy earned a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Indiana University. Cindy is also a graduate of The Executive Program from University of Michigan.
Emanuel Šíp (1955) has been Deputy Minister at the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic since February 2007.
His responsibilities have included transport policy development, environment matters and special projects including public-private partnerships (PPP). From 1998 to2007 Emanuel Šíp was, as Partner of the Allied Progress Consultants Association, active in consulting in transport and investment strategy and PPP for the public and private sector.
He was consulting member in the team at the Czech Ministry of Regional Development, which prepared the Czech Concession Act No. 139/2006 Coll. From 2003to 2007 he was Member of the Board of Directors of the European Rail Freight Association (ERFA). Before 1998 he held other managerial posts in the transport industry and banking, including the post of Director General of the České Dráhy State Organization.
He graduated from the Prague Economic University and is a member of the Czech Economic Society and Czech Managers' Association.
Registration and Coffee
Introduction by François Cambon, Director, Club de l'Europe
Opening Address by Vice-President Günter Verheugen, European Commissioner for Enterprise & Industry
Logistics: a key driver for Europe's competitiveness goals?
Influential business and political figures provide their views on the growing impact of logistics on the EU's economic and business development.
A panel discussion, moderated by Jacki Davis, will follow the opening address, with:
- Frank Appel, Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Post World Net
- Matthias Ruete, Director General for Transport and Energy, European Commission
- Paolo Monferino, Chief Executive Officer, Iveco
- Malcolm Harbour, Member of the European Parliament
- Georg Wellinghoff, Senior Vice President, Global Procurement and Logistics, BASF
Opening Address by Vice-President Antonio Tajani, European Commissioner for Transport
Break & Refreshments
Logistics in a globalised and digitalised world: can EU regulation keep up?
Influential business and political figures will provide views on the EU's current political agenda for logistics and the future regulatory and legislative outlook.
A panel discussion, moderated by Jacki Davis, will include:
- John Pattullo, Chief Executive Officer, CEVA
- Cindy Elliott, Director Global Supply Chain Sourcing, DOW
- Mathieu Grosch, Member of the European Parliament
- Emanuel Šíp, Deputy Minister. Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic
Presentation of a logistics industry declaration by Frank Appel
Closing remarks by François Cambon