Strong track record of growth and customer excellence after 18 years of contract logistics business experience and extensive local market knowledge
HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - April 26, 2019 - DHLeCommerce Solutions, a division of the world's leading logistics company,Deutsche Post DHL Group, has named SamuelConroy as Managing Director for Vietnam, effective April 1, 2019. Prior tojoining DHL, Conroy held senior general management roles in various SoutheastAsian countries and was most recently the CEO of the Middle-East Cluster forDamco Logistics.
"Samuelbrings with him a wealth of knowledge in the logistics business as well asgeneral management experience gained from working across different markets inboth country and regional capacities," said Kiattichai Pitpreecha, CEO, DHL eCommerce Solutions Southeast Asia."His enthusiasm and strategic hands-on leadership approach will be crucial toexceeding customer expectations and delivering profitable growth."
Samuel'sextensive general management experience has been supplemented withprevious project management and functional implementation successes across a broadlogistics environment. He previouslyalso served as the director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam.
"Vietnamcurrently has one of the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the world," saidSamuel Conroy, Managing Director, DHL eCommerce Solutions, Vietnam. "With morethan half of Vietnam's population already using the internet and more than 50million smartphone subscribers, we must fully utilize our e-commercecapabilities across the DHL divisions to help our customers create a strong baseof operations and overcome infrastructure challenges to capitalize on thatspeed of growth."
According to the 2018 "e-ConomySEA" report by Google and Temasek, Vietnamese e-commerce growth rate rankedsecond in Southeast Asia, just behind Indonesia. It is estimated 3.2 millionVietnamese users annually shop online. The Vietnamese government is also targetingto improveits business climate and national competitiveness by raising Vietnam'sLogistics Performance Index (LPI) by five to 10 places by 2025. Vietnam's LPI had jumped25 places from 64th in 2016 to 39th in 2018.
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