DHL Supply Chain appoints Andries Retief as CEO for Southeast Asia
DHL Supply Chain has announced the appointment of Andries Retief as the new Chief Executive Officer for its South East Asia cluster, encompassing Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
Retief, who previously served as CEO of DHL Supply Chain Central & Eastern Europe in Poland, will report directly to Terry Ryan, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.
Retief brings with him an 18-year career spanning two continents, having begun his career at DHL Supply Chain in 2009 as Financial Manager in South Africa. He later assumed the position of Managing Director of DHL Supply Chain East Africa in 2016, before eventually being appointed as CEO for Central & Eastern Europe in 2019.
During his tenure, he was able to achieve accelerated growth in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia by securing and implementing transformational new business in transport, e-commerce and automotive sectors.
In his new role, Retief is excited to work closely with customers to leverage the strengths of DHL Supply Chain's technology, e-commerce fulfillment network, and life science sectors while building new capabilities and expanding into other sectors.
Additionally, he is keen to further the company's diversity and inclusion agenda, providing employees with a good experience as they grow together, guided by the company's culture of respect and results.