Global leadership shake up at DHL Supply Chain

DHL Supply Chain has announced major changes to its international leadership team with a partial restructuring of roles and the addition of new members to its Global Board of Management.

Patrick Kelleher will assume the role of CEO of DHL Supply Chain North America. Currently serving as Global Chief Development Officer, Kelleher will continue reporting directly to Global CEO, Oscar de Bok.

Kelleher will succeed Scott Sureddin, who retires from DHL Group at the end of the year. Under Sureddin’s leadership, the North American business doubled in size, the company said.

New CEO for North America, Patrick Kelleher. Image: DHL Supply Chain.

Meanwhile, Markus Voss is set to become the Chief Development Officer of DHL Supply Chain. Currently serving as the division’s Global Chief Information Officer and Chief Operations Officer, Voss will lead the development of the business unit, additionally overseeing the teams of Service Logistics, Solutions Design, and all strategic growth products. He will continue to be part of DHL Supply Chain’s Global Board of Management.

This change will result in a split of Voss’s previous role. Sally Miller, currently Chief Information Officer for North America and Global Digital Transformation Officer, will assume the position of Global Chief Information Officer effective. Her expanded role will encompass her existing responsibilities as Digital Transformation Officer.

Finally, Mauricio Barros, currently Senior Vice President of Global Operations for DHL Supply Chain, will be elevated to the role of Global Chief Operations Officer. In this new capacity, he will oversee the division’s global operations. In his new role, Barros will be part of the division’s Global Board of Management.

“The global logistics landscape is shifting rapidly, with economic pressures and geopolitical complexities presenting new challenges and opportunities,” said Global CEO, Oscar de Bok. “These new board members through their diverse perspectives and proven leadership will strengthen our company’s ability to streamline operations, explore new markets, implement innovative digitalisation solutions and develop future-proof strategies for our continued success.”

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