DHL Supply Chain names new CEO for Europe, Middle East and Africa region

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Sep 16, 2019: Hendrik Venter will head DHL Supply Chain business in 25 different country markets, as the new CEO for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa region.

In October, Venter will succeed Oscar de Bok, who will take over the Board Department DHL Supply Chain as member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Post DHL Group.

"Under his leadership especially the Central and Eastern Europe region has performed very well. Hendrik has positioned the Central and Eastern Europe cluster very strongly, particularly in the automotive mobility and e-commerce sectors", says Oscar de Bok.

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The focus of his new role will include strengthening and expanding the region's growth into the future, driving the standardisation process at DHL Supply Chain and consistently implementing the Business Department's innovation agenda.

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With this appointment, Venter will also become a member of DHL Supply Chain's Global Management Board.

Venter looks back on more than ten years' experience in management positions at DHL Supply Chain and also held numerous positions in contract logistics prior to that. 

Most recently, since 2018, he was responsible for the DHL Supply Chain business in the Central and Eastern Europe cluster.

In 2015, he was appointed CEO Central Europe until his area of responsibility was expanded to include the Eastern Europe region in 2018.

Hendrik Venter said: "Customer centricity, a first-class service portfolio and happy employees in a motivating and innovative working environment are the key to our success as the world's leading contract logistics provider.”

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