VivaTech 2021


Boris Winkelmann

Chairman & CEO




Boris Winkelmann is appointed Executive Vice President of GeoPost / DPDgroup on February 1st 2020, and Chairman of the Board / CEO on June 25th 2020 and as such Executive Vice President of Le Groupe La Poste. Prior to his nomination he was Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DPD Germany since 2014. Boris Winkelmann has a 25 years' experience in the parcel and express industry. He started his career in 1994 at TNT Express Worldwide where he held different management positions before joining GeoPost in 1999.He coordinated the acquisition of a majority shareholding in DPD in Germany until the process was completed in the year 2001 and took part in the international development of GeoPost. Subsequently Boris Winkelmann became entrepreneur and co-founded the online shipping service LetMeShip, the information and market research service CEP-Research and ITA Consulting, an M&A consultancy service. Boris Winkelmann's personal and professional career has been both international and intercultural. The son of a Spanish mother and a German father he grew up in Toulouse, France. After studying international business management at the European Business Programme in Bordeaux and Münster, he completed a Master of Finance at Universidad Pontificia Comillas in Madrid. He speaks fluent French, Spanish, English and German. Boris Winkelmann was born in Hamburg in 1970. He is married and has two children.