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DHL appoints new Managing Director for Global Forwarding operations in Malaysia

Singapore, 1 June 2010 – DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today announced the appointment of Dennis van der Meijs as Managing Director of DHL Global Forwarding Malaysia.

Van der Meijs, who was a Regional Trade Lane Manager in Singapore before becoming acting managing director prior to this appointment, will report to Sam Ang, CEO, Southeast Asia, DHL Global Forwarding.

Amadou Diallo, DHL Global Forwarding CEO for South Asia Pacific said, “Dennis has played a key role in our Malaysian operations and has delivered strong results since he joined us. We’re pleased to formally appoint him as Managing Director of DHL Global Forwarding Malaysia. Dennis’ main focus will be on enhancing our offering of integrated yet simplified solutions to our customers in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), electronics, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and automotive sectors.”

Sam Ang, CEO, Southeast Asia, DHL Global Forwarding said, “The Malaysian market presents tremendous growth potential for us and as the economy picks up, I look forward to the opportunity for us to work more closely with our customers and add value to their supply chains. Especially with ‘First Choice,’ – a global customer-centric quality program we launched last year – I am confident we will continue to maintain our market-leading position as the industry’s best.”

Van der Meijs said of his appointment, “We have a strong and capable team in place and I am confident of maintaining the momentum that we have built in Malaysia and leading our 600-strong Malaysian team to remain our customers’ First Choice.”

Van der Meijs joined DHL in 1998 and has been in the freight forwarding industry for 20 years. He holds a Bachelor of Marketing from the College of Economics and Business Administration in The Netherlands and has experience in sales and marketing, operations and general management.
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