DHL Supply Chain has appointed Andries Retief as chief executive for its Southeast Asia cluster, which covers Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Indonesia.
Retief was most recently CEO of DHL Supply Chain Central & Eastern Europe. He began his career at DHL Supply Chain in 2009 as financial manager in South Africa and later became the managing director of DHL Supply Chain East Africa in 2016. He assumed his position as chief for central and eastern Europe in 2019.
According to DHL, he delivered accelerated growth in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia, where his leadership saw double-digit growth for three consecutive years in revenue and profitability, having won new business in transport, e-commerce and automotive sectors.
“South East Asia is among the fastest-growing regions in the world with a strong and diverse talent pool. I am excited to work closely with our customers to leverage our strengths in technology, e-commerce fulfillment network, and life science sectors while building new capabilities and expanding into other sectors,” said Andries Retief, CEO, South East Asia, DHL Supply Chain.
“I am also eager to further our agenda in diversity and inclusion, providing our employees with a good experience as we grow together, guided by our culture of respect and results.”