Geoff Walsh respectively brings in over 20 years of experience in Logistics Industry to DHL Express
UAE, 22 April 2016
DHL Express, the world's leading Logistics Company announced the appointment of its new UAE Country Manager, Geoff Walsh. As previous Country Manager for DHL Express Saudi, Geoff brings a wealth of experience in the logistics industry. Managing integrated operations, Geoff will be focused on developing DHL's Freight and Express solutions using a defined customer-driven logistics strategy that optimizes warehousing and transportation operations.
Commenting on the appointment, Nour Suliman, CEO Middle East and North Africa at DHL Express said; "Geoff is a perfect addition to our UAE team. We have a strong well motivated team in UAE, and Geoff is a solid leader and a delightful character; that, along with his extensive experience in the Middle East and the logistics sector, means that our UAE team just grew stronger."
Geoff added "I'm extremely excited to join the UAE team and have a very positive outlook on the future of the business. We have been operating in the UAE for 40 years and have progressively grown from 15 staff members to more than 1,000 employees, we lead the market in terms of share of business. The logistics and transport sectors largely contribute are to Dubai's GDP and while many expect the market to suffer due to the low oil prices and economic uncertainty, the industrial sector in the UAE remains strong and resilient, largely due to its prime location and accessibility as a regional hub. It is a vibrant market and I am looking forward to contributing to DHL's future developments and growth".
Geoff joined DHL Express in 1996 where he held various positions across the MENA region and South East Europe. In June 2009, he was appointed Road Network Manager MENAT, he then served as National and Area Operations Manager across the UAE. Geoff has overseen the operations of various divisions since joining DHL in 2006, as an Area Operational Manager he established and sustained strategic relationships in culturally diverse environment such as Oman and Saudi.
DHL has been a pioneer in the Middle East logistics industry for more than 35 years and currently has 220 service centres and service points across 19 countries in the region and employs over 4,400 employees across the Middle East. Through its innovation, service excellence and commitment, DHL continues to offer customers superior logistics solutions.
DHL - The logistics company for the world
DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 340,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".
DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 59 billion euros in 2015.
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