Hendrik Venter will take up the role of CEO of DHL Supply Chain for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa from 1 October.
Succeeding 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, Venter will be responsible for 25 different country markets.
His focus will include strengthening and expanding business in the region, driving standardisation and implementing the business department’s innovation agenda.
The 50-year-old says: “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.”
Expressing support for his successor, de Bok says: “Hendrik has consistently proven throughout his various areas of responsibility within the Group that he is able to lead his organisations 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.”