(PRESS RELEASE) BONN, 16-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — DHL Supply Chain announces the appointment of Hendrik Venter (50) as the new CEO for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. On October 1, 2019 he 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.
Hendrik Venter, designated CEO DHL Supply Chain for the Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa region, commented: “I am looking forward to this new challenge, and I am convinced that we will continue to forge DHL Supply Chain’s successful path in the region. Together with this outstanding team, we at DHL Supply Chain will continue to optimally support our customers with outstanding logistic services. 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.”
Oscar de Bok, added: “Hendrik has consistently proven throughout his various areas of responsibility within the Group that he is able to lead his organizations to sustainable profitable growth. 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.”
In his new role, Venter will head the DHL Supply Chain business in 25 different country markets. This includes strengthening and expanding the region’s growth into the future, driving the standardization process at DHL Supply Chain and consistently implementing the Business Department’s innovation agenda. Venter will also become a member of DHL Supply Chain’s Global Management Board.
Venter held numerous positions in contract logistics and has more than ten years experience in management positions at DHL Supply Chain since 2009. He started in South Africa as Director Healthcare, Technology & Automotive and, from 2013 onwards, headed DHL’s contract logistics business in Poland as Managing Director. He was appointed CEO Central Europe in 2015 until his area of responsibility was expanded to include the Eastern Europe region in 2018. Since then, Hendrik Venter has been managing the DHL Supply Chain business in the Central and Eastern Europe cluster.
Hendrik Venter holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering and an Honors Degree in Business Management.
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