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Veteran returns to head DHL Express Thailand

Jan 09. 2020
Herbert Vongpusanachai
Herbert Vongpusanachai
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By THE NATION

DHL Express, the leading provider of international express services, has appointed Herbert Vongpusanachai as the next managing director for Thailand and head of Indochina, covering Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.

He will be responsible for charting the company’s overall business growth, driving revenue and shipment volume while introducing innovations to improve international logistics experience to customers.

On the appointment, CEO of DHL Express Asia Pacific Ken Lee:" Herbert’s proven track record in successfully managing countries within the Asia Pacific region for the last 16 years, together with his strong local market experience in Thailand, makes him the ideal person to take over the leadership of DHL Express Thailand. His extended responsibility for the Indochina market allows DHL Express to create a stronger synergy within the region to develop Indochina business and increase market penetration”.

Herbert said: “I am delighted to return to Thailand and am committed to maintain DHL Express’ solid position as a leading international logistics partner for local businesses. I am fully ready to enable business growth for our customers, from SMEs to global and multi-national corporations”.

Herbert started his career at DHL Express as a managing director in Thailand in 2003. Under his leadership, the company achieved business growth and successfully moved its service hub from Don Mueang International Airport to its current location at Suvarnabhumi Airport.

In 2007, his portfolio expanded when he was appointed managing director for Thailand and the Indochina region. He subsequently took on the role of managing director for DHL Express Singapore in 2008.

In 2016, Herbert became managing director of DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau. Under his stewardship, the company grew both in revenue and volume in the B2C and technology sectors, leading to higher standards of productivity and efficiency at the Hong Kong Service Centre and Kowloon West Service Centre, two of the top three DHL Express service centres worldwide in terms of volume handled.

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