DHL Express Japan has appointed Tony Khan as president and representative director. With his new appointment, Khan also becomes a member of the management board of DHL Express Asia Pacific.
Khan succeeds Taketo Yamakawa, who retired in December last year. Previously, Khan served as general manager of the DHL Express’ Central Asia hub, one of three global hubs in the division’s network. Khan was also previously vice president of operations at DHL Express Japan.
Ken Lee, chief executive, DHL Express Asia Pacific, commented: “We are proud to have Khan lead the team and I am confident that his proven track record will further strengthen our position in Japan”.
Khan added: “I look forward to building on the good work of my predecessor, developing trusted relationships with our customers, employees and society, and strengthening our market-leader position”.
DHL Express has also named Chee Choong Ng as managing director of DHL Express Hong Kong and Macau.
Ng, who successcds Herbert Vongpusanachai, will be in charge of leading the strategic growth and managing overall operations in Hong Kong and Macau.
Ng joined DHL Express in 2004 in a transportation manager role. His most recent position was vice president of operations in Hong Kong, in 2017.
Lee explained: “Ng’s vast experience in the industry and knowledge of the competitive and strategically significant local market will contribute exponentially to the company’s growth.”
Ng added: “I am honored to be able to lead such an amazing team, as we continue to improve our services while adapting to the evolving nature of our business”.