DHL Express appoints new MD in Hong Kong and Macau

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DHL Express has appointed Herbert Vongpusanachai as its new managing director (MD) of DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau.

He succeeds Ken Lee, now chief executive officer for DHL Express Asia Pacific, and he will be responsible for steering and managing the strategic growth and overall operations in the region.

Vongpusanachai brings a wealth of experience in the regional express delivery business, having held his previous position as MD of DHL Express Singapore for seven years.

”I am truly excited while humbled to take on this responsibility. Hong Kong is a highly competitive and strategically critical market in every sector, not to mention its importance in the logistics industry and in DHL Express’ global network.

“I look forward to working closely with our team to leverage Hong Kong’s strategic advantages to connect its businesses to the world. We will also continue to navigate the evolving business environment, while driving continuous improvements in services and customer satisfaction,” Vongpusanachai explains.

Meanwhile, DHL Express has been recognised by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) for having the most Freight Security Requirement (FSR) sites in Asia Pacific .

The company’s North Operating Center in Beijing is the 100th facility within the DHL Express network in Asia Pacific to be awarded the TAPA ‘FSR’ security certification.

The TAPA certification is a logistics security accreditation and certification, and considered to be one of the industry’s most rigorous independent certification.

Asia Pacific account for 25 per cent of DHL’s international express traffic, which is the second largest after Europe.