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DHL Global Forwarding Appoints Thomas Tieber as CEO for ASEAN and South Asia

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-Thomas Tieber assumes expanded role from 1 June 2015, overseeing South East Asia and South Asia excluding India

SINGAPORE /PRNewswire/ — DHL Global Forwarding, leading provider of air, sea and road freight services in Europe and Asia, has appointed Thomas Tieberas CEO for ASEAN and South Asia with effect from 1 June 2015. Prior to this, Thomas was overseeing DHL Global Forwarding in South Asia – he managed Thailand and established operations inBangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In this newly expanded role, Thomas will also overseeCambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, and other agent operations in ASEAN and South Asia. Based in Thailand, he will continue to report directly to Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific.

Thomas Tieber, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding ASEAN and South Asia
Thomas Tieber, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding ASEAN and South Asia

Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific, said, “ASEAN is an important region for DHL Global Forwarding as we have seen the pace and growth of Intra-ASEAN trade accelerating in the last few years. Intra-ASEAN trade makes up a significant portion of our business portfolio and we will continue to focus on these high-growth regions to build our expertise and strengthen our operations in Asia Pacific. With Thomas overseeing a greater cluster of our operations in Asia Pacific, I’m confident that his rich experience and good relationships with industry stakeholders will benefit our customers and drive greater success for our business in the region.”

“As one of the regions with high growth potential within Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding has been investing considerably in ASEAN as well as South Asia over the years. This has allowed our business operations to grow exponentially despite challenging market conditions. I am very excited to further expand our footprint and mark greater milestones as markets develop to their full potential in the global forwarding industry,” said Thomas Tieber, CEO, ASEAN and South Asia, DHL Global Forwarding.

Thomas has been with the DHL Group for 26 years and has held key management roles in Sales and Marketing and Business Development in Europe and Asia. He was instrumental in instituting key sales initiatives and programs in DHL and played a key role during various mergers and acquisitions.

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DHL  The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. DHL’s family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 325,000 employees in over 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including e-commerce, technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world”.

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 56 billion euros in 2014.

http://www.dhl.com/en/press.html

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Source: DHL

Written by asiafreshnews

June 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm

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