Hessel Verhage

Chief Executive Officer
DB Schenker - Americas Region


Hessel Verhage, native from the Netherlands, has more than 26 years of freight forwarding and logistics experience and served most recently as CEO of STG Holdings, a private equity backed company that has made eight logistics focused acquisitions in the Americas in the last three years. Prior to this, Verhage serviced as Global Co-President at logistics company UTi and was, among others, Chief Executive Officer for Global Link Logistics, a global freight forwarder.

Verhage started in the logistics business in 1994 as a forklift driver at a Container Freight Station. He has also served in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm and holds a B.S. degree in economics from East Carolina University.