Holger Winklbauer has been CEO of IPC since the summer of 2016. He is a senior executive with experience in strategy development, change management and consulting in logistics and the postal industry.

His mission at IPC is to enhance existing solutions and develop new ones to allow posts to fully benefit from the growth of cross-border e-commerce and increase their competitiveness.

Before joining IPC, Holger Winklbauer held several high-level positions within the Deutsche Post DHL Group, having served as CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Netherlands from 2010 until 2014 and as Executive Vice President First Choice from 2007 until 2010. Between 2014 and 2016, he held the position of Head of Process and Financial Efficiency at DHL Global Forwarding, where he was responsible for the cross-country roll-out of the new SAP software.

Prior to his functions at Deutsche Post DHL Group, Holger Winklbauer worked as Managing Director at DHL Consulting. He also worked in logistics management at Metro MGL Logistik GmbH, in consulting at Research Institute for Operations Management (FIR) and in procurement at Mannesmann Anlagenbau AG.

He studied electrical engineering and applied economics in RWTH Aachen University. He also followed the executive programmes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

During his career, Holger has put emphasis on implementing the Lean Six Sigma methodology.

He was honoured with the International Quality & Productivity Centre Award in the category "Best Process Improvement Program" in 2010 and with the European Excellence Award in the category "Change Communication" in 2007.

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Holger Winklbauer, CEO
Holger Winklbauer, CEO