DHL Supply Chain gears up for growth in Asia Pacific

By Freddie Pierce
Follow @Ella_Copeland DHL Supply Chain has announced a push for growth in the Automotive, Engineering and Manufacturing sectors in Asia Pacific. Follow...

DHL Supply Chain has announced a push for growth in the Automotive, Engineering and Manufacturing sectors in Asia Pacific.

Following a shift in the top management for Asia Pacific, DHL announced the appointment of Jeroen van Oekel to the role of Vice President of Business Development in Asia Pacific for the Automotive, Engineering and Manufacturing sectors.

Reporting to David Christmas, Senior Vice President, Business Development, Asia Pacific, DHL Supply Chain, Mr. van Oekel will focus on expanding the organisation’s footprint in these sectors across key markets in Asia Pacific.

Mr. van Oekel was succeeds Suzie Mitchell who, after three years of delivering strong growth in this position, has been appointed to the role of Country Manager for DHL Supply Chain Philippines.

Paul Graham, CEO of DHL Supply Chain in Asia Pacific commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Jeroen, a sector specialist with vast experience in providing industry solutions for the Automotive, Engineering  and Manufacturing sectors. DHL will benefit from his expertise as the region’s automotive industry continues to grow on the back of expanding domestic demand and increasing development of export bases.

“It has been reported that between China, India and ASEAN, there will be 2 billion people by 2020 that are of driving age and sufficient earning power. We are gearing up to meet this demand and hiring leaders such as Jeroen, who  understand the pain points of customers in these sectors and can bring optimal value to them by providing theright best-in-class, tailor-made solutions,” he added. 

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