Business engineering graduate Olaf Schabirosky started his professional career at the Otto Group in 1994. From 1999 to 2003, he was CEO at Otto Doosan in South Korea. Following other management positions within procurement management while the Blue Yonder joint venture was being set up, Olaf Schabirosky was latterly responsible for cross-company projects within the Otto Group. Since July 2014, he has been responsible for the newly-established resort of projects and services at Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland and Hermes Transport Logistics. After the merger of Hermes Transport Logistics GmbH and Hermes Logistik Gruppe Deutschland GmbH in June 2016, the company trades under the name Hermes Germany GmbH.
Since June 2018, Olaf Schabirosky is the CEO of Hermes Germany.