DHL Global Forwarding has appointed Stephen Ly as the new Managing Director for its Singapore branch.
Formerly serving as Managing Director of the company’s Philippines division, Mr Ly will now lead and manage DHL Global Forwarding's business activities in Singapore and be responsible for driving growth in international freight forwarding, transportation, warehousing and logistics value-added services, the company said.
Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific commented, “Asia Pacific is a key region for DHL Global Forwarding and we see tremendous opportunities across air, ocean and road freight rising from the rapid growth in intra- Asia trade.
“It is important for us to firmly establish our geographic footprint in Asia Pacific by building a strong leadership team in each country that we operate in. We are very excited to have Stephen lead our Singapore operations as he brings a wealth of experience, proven track record and in-depth industrial knowledge, as well as a focus on driving success for our business.”
Mr Ly added, “As one of the most mature markets in Asia Pacific, Singapore is an important part of the DHL network, not only because of the size of the business but also the significant role which Singapore plays as a global and regional logistics hub. I look forward to working with a passionate team in order to expand and cement our leadership in the global forwarding industry.”