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Our trailblazers.

Expertise in logistics and IT.

The Board of Directors and the Board of Trustees are comprised of recognized logistics experts, experts from other industries, and researchers. Our Board members call upon all interested companies to join the Innovation Community and contribute actively to ongoing projects.

The Foundation.

Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors acts as the executive body and represents the Foundation in external affairs. The members of the Board see themselves as spearheads and drivers of the development of innovative open source applications in logistics and supply chain management.

Portrait Dr. Stephan Peters

Dr. Stephan Peters


Member of the Board, Rhenus SE & Co. KG

Portrait Stefan Hohm

Stefan Hohm

Member of the Board

CDO, Dachser SE

Portrait Christa Koenen

Christa Koenen

Member of the Board

CIO/CDO, DB Schenker

The Foundation.

Board of Trustees.

The Board of Trustees acts as a consulting and controlling body. In addition, the members of the Board offer their technical expertise to the Steering Committees.

Portrait Michael ten Hompel

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Michael ten Hompel


Managing Director, Fraunhofer IML

Portrait Markus Bangen

Markus Bangen

Vice Chairman

CEO, duisport

Portrait Jakub Piotrowski

Jakub Piotrowski

Vice Chairman


The Support Association.

Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors represents the interests of the companies organised in the support association. The members bundle the project ideas coming from various companies and advocate these ideas within the communication channels of the Foundation.

Portrait Michael Henke

Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Michael Henke


Director, Fraunhofer IML

Portrait Markus Sandbrink

Markus Sandbrink


CIO, Rhenus Group

Portrait Dieter Sellner

Dieter Sellner

Member of the Board

Head of Digital Transformation, DB Schenker

Portrait Alexander Garbar

Alexander Garbar

Member of the Board

Head of Corporate Development and Strategy, duisport

On neutral ground

Both the Open Logistics Foundation and its support association, Open Logistics e. V., are independent and neutral organisations. Neutrality is guaranteed both with regard to development of software components and participation of companies.