DHL Express appoints Mark Foy as New Zealand Country Manager

01-Feb-2016 9:12 AM

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, has named Mark Foy as New Zealand Country Manager. Formerly Vice President Operations, DHL Express Australia, Mark is returning to his hometown of Auckland to take up this position.
 
As New Zealand Country Manager, Mark will focus on driving further commercial growth as well as operational efficiencies throughout the country.
 
Gary Edstein, Senior Vice President of DHL Express Oceania, said: “New Zealand is an important country strategically for our business and Mark’s impressive track record in fostering employee engagement and a culture of high performance puts him in a great position to continue to build on our market leadership. Mark’s extensive operations knowledge will be particularly useful as we prepare to open a new Auckland Gateway facility, which doubles our capacity following ongoing growth.”
 
Mark began his career with DHL in 2004. During his 12 years at the company, he has worked as the Strategic Development Manager and Director of Marketing & Strategy Oceania before taking on the role of Vice President of Operations in 2013.
 
In his latest position, Mark was responsible for the maintenance and ongoing process improvement of Australian business operations, feeding into a global network servicing more than 220 countries and territories. Key achievements include establishing a network of consumer-focused pick-up and drop-off locations while reducing on-route undeliverable packages. Mark also oversaw the company’s investments in new facilities including a world-class Melbourne Gateway facility and new Canberra Service Centre, both of which opened in 2015.
 
Mark Foy, incoming Country Manager New Zealand, DHL Express, added, “Our business has experienced solid growth in New Zealand in recent years and I’m delighted to take up the reins to ensure we continue on this trajectory. As a Kiwi, I’m particularly happy to return home and help facilitate international trade for New Zealand exporters and importers on the world stage.”
 
Mark holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) gained from the Australian Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago in New Zealand.
 
He succeeds Tim Baxter, who previously held the role since 2011. 

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