Frank_Vorrath_Johnson_ControlsFrank Vorrath has moved from his role as vice-president, global sector head for Automotive at DHL Global Forwarding to take up a new role at tier supplier Johnson Controls as vice-president of global supply chain. He is based in Burscheid, Germany.

"In his role, Frank will lead the development and implementation of an enterprise wide supply chain strategy to support enterprise goals to deliver world-class performance," said a spokesperson for Johnson Controls. "He will strengthen capabilities and lead supply chain initiatives to improve freight and inventory performance while defining supply chain processes and best practices."

Vorrath has been involved in the development and execution of global strategies, change management, network design, business development and implementation of supply chain solutions.

He joined DHL’s Supply Chain division in 2012 where he headed sales, key account management and solution design for Automotive, Engineering and Manufacturing, Energy and Technology. There his responsibilities included leading the logistics solution design team for the German region.

He moved to his last role with DHL Global Forwarding in October 2013 and was responsible for the global automotive business in that division. Previously to DHL Vorrath held a number of roles in the automotive vertical at logistics provider UTi over a 12 year tenure.