Senior Manager Public Affairs Germany
Lars Purkarthofer heads the German capital office for UPS in Berlin. In his current role he is also responsible for UPS´ public affairs activities in Germany.
Purkarthofer holds a degree from Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen (MA Economics & Political Sciences). He joined UPS as a part-time worker during his studies. After graduation he initially worked in Human Resources before talking responsibility for the public affairs function in the southern German federal states. In 2011 Purkarthofer moved to Berlin to manage UPS´ liaison office in the federal capital. He represents UPS in a range of leading industry associations including the Transport Committee at the German Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) and the National Express Association (BIEK).