Holger Winklbauer has started his mandate as the new CEO of IPC as of 1 August. A general manager with experience in logistics and the postal industry, strategy development, change management and consulting, Winklbauer aims to build upon IPC’s achievements to develop the company for the future.
Prior to joining IPC, Winklbauer was Head of Process and Financial Efficiency at DHL Global Forwarding, responsible for cross-country stabilisation of the New Forwarding Environment live countries. In this position, which he held from September 2014 until June 2016, he focused on ensuring master and transaction data quality, reducing invoicing backlogs, increasing P&L accuracy and improving profitability across countries by improving processes and functionality.
Winklbauer has extensive experience 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.
Prior to his functions at Deutsche Post DHL, Holger Winklbauer worked as Managing Director at DHL Consulting serving all divisions: PeP (Post, e-commerce & Parcel), Express, Global Forwarding, Freight and Supply Chain. He also worked in logistics management at Metro MGL Logistik GmbH, Düsseldorf, in consulting at Research Institute for Operations Management (FIR), Aachen and in procurement at Mannesmann Anlagenbau AG, Düsseldorf. 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.
Winklbauer 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.