DHL Express has appointed John Pearson as chief executive officer and board member, effective 1st January, 2019.
Pearson was instrumental for DHL Express’ decade long success story. He took over from Ken Allen who became chief executive officer of the newly established DHL eCommerce Solutions division.
“We are pleased to have John Pearson join our Corporate Board. He has a proven track record and a deep understanding of the Express business. John’s extensive operational knowledge and business experience within the division will ensure a continuation of the successful growth path of DHL Express in the years to come,” Frank Appel, CEO at Deutsche Post DHL Group, stated.
“DHL Express has experienced a tremendous success story over the last ten years, where its annual top line growth has made substantial financial contributions for the Group. This development was very much driven by our dedication to quality, the uncompromising engagement of our 100,000 employees worldwide and the insane customer centric culture,” Pearson expressed.
“I am proud to take Express to the next level. We will use all existing channels to transform every opportunity into top line growth. We are modernising our regional and intercontinental air fleet, we will continue to invest in our international infrastructure and innovative technologies, while making sure to further align our delivery processes with the needs of our customers in order to maintain our excellent level of customer experience and satisfaction,” Pearson continued.