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New MD for DHL Global Forwarding HK, Macau

DHL Global Forwarding, provider of air, sea and road freight services in Europe and Asia, has appointed Mark Slade as Managing Director of Hong Kong and Macau.
Slade has been for the organisation for 14 years, until recently serving as Managing Director of Japan. In that role, Slade delivered record financial performance, and also receive the highest internal accolade for corporate responsibility – Deutsche Post DHL CEO Award 2012 for Living Responsibility – for his role in leading the company’s aid efforts after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, and remaining in Japan to maintain staff morale in the aftermath of the disaster.
While in the role, Slade also established the Japan Power Network, a global forum for overseas Japanese sales professionals to support one another in business development and finding local support, and he has also been the Chairman of Japan’s Logistics and Freight Committee for the European Business Council since 2012.
“In his six years leading our operations in Japan, Mark showed a care for the entire market that went well beyond simply doing business,” said Steve Huang, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Greater China.
Slade commented, “Our successes in Japan stem from the steadfast commitment of our team to literally going the extra mile for both our customers and the communities we operate in, and I believe our customers can anticipate even greater results in the years ahead.”

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