Following his studies at the International School of Logistics in Hamburg, Ulber held various management positions from 1985 to 2011 at Kuehne + Nagel in Europe, as well as North and South America. During his tenure, Ulber was responsible for both seafreight and airfreight, had overall responsibility for the global sales organization and joined the management board in 2008. As a result of a series of strategic acquisitions by Kuehne + Nagel, Ulber was also heavily involved in the company’s expansion in Europe, Asia and America.
At the end of 2011 he founded Charleston Enterprise Group LLC, a strategic management consultancy that offers consulting, management and investment strategies for international logistics companies as well as private equity firms with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions as well as growth strategies.
Peter Ulber joined Panalpina in June 2013 as President and CEO and was elected as Chairman on May 10, 2016.