Detlef Trefzger is a member of Accelleron’s Board of Directors. Detlef was the CEO of Kuehne + Nagel International AG for nine years from August 2013 to July 2022. He joined the company in March 2013, and acted as Executive Vice President of Contract Logistics from March 2013 to May 2015. He previously spent 15 years at DB Schenker in various management positions, including as Executive Vice President of Global Contract Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Prior to that Detlef worked at Roland Berger & Partner in Munich, Germany, where he was Principal in the Competence Center Transportation & Logistics between 1994 – 1998.
Detlef has been a member of the Board of Directors at the Singapore Economic Development Board from 2015-2018 and acts as member of the Maritime International Advisory Panel of Singapore in 2022 and 2023. In June 2019, Detlef joined the Board of Directors of the Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce in Zurich, Switzerland.
He holds a Ph.D. from Vienna University of Business Administration & Economics.