DHL Global Forwarding Announces Key Appointments to Boost Asia Pacific Growth

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(L-R) Vincent Yong, Managing Director, DHL Global Forwarding Thailand, and Anders Hasselstroem, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Sales, DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific.

DHL Global Forwarding, the freight specialist of DHL Group, has made two strategic appointments to strengthen its growth in the Asia Pacific region.

Vincent Yong has been named Managing Director of DHL Global Forwarding Thailand, and Anders Hasselstroem has been appointed Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales for DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific.

“With an increasingly complex global economy, we are sharpening our focus on strategic regional growth,” said Niki Frank, CEO of DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific. “These new appointments are key to achieving that, helping deepen customer relationships and strengthen our presence in key markets.”

Yong, based in Bangkok, has been with DHL since 1998 and has held various leadership roles across Thailand, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

His tenure as President Director of DHL Global Forwarding Indonesia saw significant growth and the company’s certification as a Great Place to Work®.

Hasselstroem, based in Singapore, brings two decades of experience in international logistics.

Previously with Kuehne+Nagel, he led successful initiatives in the Japanese and Korean markets. He will report directly to Frank and Thomas George, Chief Commercial Officer of DHL Global Forwarding.

Frank emphasized that these appointments align with DHL’s strategy to invest in sectors like electric vehicles, semiconductors, and healthcare.

“We are looking to make significant investments to achieve growth in these sectors,” he said. “This ensures our teams are well-prepared to respond to economic changes and trade dynamics.”

Additionally, Piak-Hwee Tan will continue as Head of Marketing and Sales Greater China, focusing on supporting China’s market recovery. He will remain based in Shanghai, reporting directly to Frank.