Release Date: 28 September 2007
Release ID: 890
DHL, the world’s leading express and logistics company, today announced the appointment of Kelvin Leung as the Chief Operating Officer of DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific, and a member of the company’s Asia Pacific Management Board.
He assumes the newly-created position with immediate effect and will report to Peter Landsiedel, CEO, Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding.
Kelvin is responsible for managing and directing the business unit’s activities in the region, in collaboration with the sub-regional and functional leaders. The heads of the airfreight and ocean freight businesses will report directly to him.
“The decision to create this position is a strategic move to strengthen our market leadership position in Asia Pacific,” said Chris Fahy, Chief Executive Officer, DHL Global Forwarding. “I am confident that under Kelvin’s leadership, our air and ocean freight business will see even stronger growth.“
Prior to this appointment, Kelvin was Vice President of DHL Global Forwarding for South China, Hong Kong and Macau, where he was responsible for the long-term strategic planning, sales and operations as well as business development of the regional DHL Global Forwarding logistics markets. Since joining DHL in 2002, Kelvin played an instrumental role in making the company the market leader, and more than doubling the size of DHL Global Forwarding’s business in this region.
Kelvin graduated from the University of Cambridge, Magdalene College, with a Masters in General Engineering Science. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong.
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