DHL Global Forwarding, a leading provider of air, sea and road freight services in Europe and Asia , has appointed Thomas Tieber as CEO for ASEAN and South Asia with effect from 1 June. Prior to this, Tieber was overseeing DHL Global Forwarding in South Asia – managing Thailand and establishing operations in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. In this newly expanded role, he will also oversee Cambodia, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam and other agent operations in ASEAN and South Asia.
With the DHL Group for 26 years Tieber is based in Thailand and will continue to report directly to Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific. “ASEAN is an important region for DHL Global Forwarding as we have seen the pace and growth of Intra- ASEAN trade accelerating in the last few years,” Leung said.