Paul Coutts to join Singapore Post as Group chief executive
Dec 30, 2016: Singapore Post (SingPost) has appointed Paul William Coutts to the position of Group chief executive officer, and as a non-independent director of the SingPost Board effective June 1, 2017.
Simon Israel, chairman of SingPost, says, “Given his seniority and the experience he brings from an extensive logistics and postal career including global leadership roles, Paul is well positioned to provide overall leadership to the transformation of the Group, integrate SingPost's eCommerce logistics platforms and build out a globally competitive business.”
Prior to this, he was CEO in Toll Global Forwarding, one of the five divisions in the Toll Group, since February 2013 in a global role based in Singapore.
He has more than 20 years of experience in C-suite positions at major global logistics and postal companies. He has attended several executive programmes at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and London Business School.
Coutts, says, “It is exciting to have the opportunity to lead SingPost through a transformation into an eCommerce logistics company. The natural fit of postal services with eCommerce logistics, together with Singapore’s strategic position as a hub, provides a platform to build a world-class business.”