As CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, Frank Appel is responsible for global management of the world’s leading logistics and mail communications group. He joined the Group in 2000 as Managing Director of Corporate Development and has been a member of the Group’s Board of Management since 2002. In 2008 he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining the Group, Frank Appel was a managing partner at McKinsey & Co., Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He has a MSc in chemistry from the University of Munich and a PhD in neurobiology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.