July 26 - Schenker AG has appointed Oliver Seidl as its new chief financial officer.

Seidl, who is currently cfo at Media-Saturn-Holding, will take up the post at the earliest possible availability, said Schenker.

He succeeds Lutz Freytag, who has served as cfo for many years. According to , Freytag has chosen to leave the company in November to "tackle new challenges and dedicate more time to his personal pursuits".