Hendrik Venter has been appointed as chief executive at DHL Supply Chain for Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa, with effect from 1 October.
Venter succeeds Oscar de Bok as member of the Board of Management at Deutsche Post DHL Group in October.
“Customer centricity, a first-class service portfolio and happy employees in a motivating and innovative working environment are the key to our success as the world’s leading contract logistics provider,” said Venter of his appointment.
De Bok said: “Hendrik has consistently proven throughout his various areas of responsibility within the Group that he is able to lead his organisations to sustainable profitable growth. Under his leadership especially the Central and Eastern Europe region has performed very well.”