Dumont chosen as Unilode CEO, Bertsch to join board of directors


Benoit Dumont is to take over as chief executive officer (CEO) of Unilode Aviation Solutions, replacing Dr Ludwig Bertsch, who is joining the board of directors.

Dumont has worked at a number of companies including McKinsey & Company focusing on the transport and logistics sector, before joining DHL Express Europe in 2004 and DHL Supply Chain EMEA in 2009, where he held the positions director of operations, managing director, senior vice president of operations and CEO Germany, Alps & Nordic.

Bertsch has been with the company for 17 years and says: “I am very proud of this multinational organisation that we have built together over the years and I feel this is the right time to transition to the next generation of leadership.”

“I am very pleased that we have found such a high calibre successor and am absolutely confident that Benoît is the right person to lead the Company forward into its next phase under EQT Infrastructure’s ownership.”

Dumont says: “Ludwig and the management team have executed a strategy that has positioned the Company well for continued success and I am committed to capturing the enormous opportunities in front of us.”

Dumont and Bertsch will take up their new positions on 1 September 2017.