Dr. Klaus Zumwinkel


Dr. Klaus Zumwinkel is President of the Deutsche Post Foundation and its three non-profit research institutes, IZA briq, and SUN. After ten years at McKinsey and five years as CEO of one of the largest German retail companies, he spent more than eighteen years as CEO of Deutsche Post DHL. He successfully transformed the organization from the state-owned German Postal Service into one of the largest logistics companies in the world, active in more than 200 countries with 500,000 employees. He was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Telekom and Board Member of many international firms including Lufthansa and Morgan Stanley. Today he pursues several international activities while continuing to serve as President of the Deutsche Post Foundation, which is an unpaid position.