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Monday, July 02 2018 - 10:00
DHL Ex-CEO Thomas Nieszner Joins Olam Foundation's First-Rate Board of Advisors Nieszner is the Latest Member of the Open-Source Blockchain Project, Pursuing Definitive End to Global Supply-Chain Inefficiencies
ZUG, Switzerland, July 2, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

Former CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Thomas Nieszner announced he has joined 
Olam Foundation. Nieszner, who has decades of in-depth executive experience 
with the industry woes and needs will be offering his veteran understanding of 
market to help shape the new platform's success. In particular, his focus will 
be on solidifying the full-scope understanding of supply chain difficulties on 
one hand, while helping to shape Olam's solution and the foundation's road-map.

"From the proposed solutions I've been presented with targeting problems on the 
supply chain, Olam's vision is the most suitable for the market, and in my view 
most likely to maximize the industry without disrupting it," says Nieszner. 
"They have a rock-solid understanding of the challenges and a high caliber 
technology team. Combined with their experienced management and first-rate 
advisory board, together we can take the foundation from excellent vision to a 
prosperous reality".

Nieszner is presently a senior advisor to the Deutsche Post/DHL Board and is 
the latest addition to the foundation, currently counting C-level executives 
from some of the world's largest logistics firms: "We feel tremendously honored 
to have Thomas on our advisory board. We believe that his unique skill and 
experience are exactly what the foundation needs to maximize its impact," said 
David Weisman, CEO and Founder of Olam Foundation. "As a neutral body, we were 
aware that an industry-wide adoption of Olam's solution is to an extent 
predicated on the heavy-lifters sharing our vision."

Olam is a not-for-profit project tackling the wasteful supply chain 
inefficiencies by means of a standard, open-source platform on the blockchain 
which allows the various logistics stakeholders to connect and communicate 
seamlessly. Registered in Switzerland, the Olam Foundation harnesses blockchain 
technology enabling the global supply chain's various stakeholders to 
seamlessly connect, communicate and develop their business in a trusted 

If you would like more information about the Foundation and its vision, email 
the Olam team at or follow its TGE on Telegram at The projects whitepaper and proof of concept can 
be accessed via the website

Dana Reich-Adam, Olam Foundation

SOURCE: Olam Foundation