Mike Parra Appointed as CEO of DHL Express, U.S.

  Mike Parra Appointed as CEO of DHL Express, U.S.  Business Wire  PLANTATION, Fla. -- February 27, 2014  DHL, the world’s leading international express services provider, announced today that Mike Parra has been appointed to lead the Express organization in the United States as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Parra most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Network Operations for the DHL Express Americas Region.  Mike Parra Appointed as CEO of DHL Express, U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)  Mike Parra Appointed as CEO of DHL Express, U.S. (Photo: Business Wire)  “Mike is a proven leader with a vast amount of successful local and international experience in our industry, great business vision and ability to engage and bring people together,” said Stephen Fenwick, CEO of DHL Express, Americas. “His commitment to service excellence and extraordinary customer-centric approach will serve us well as we continue to invest in our U.S. network for global customers. I am confident that Mike will continue to build upon the success of DHL Express U.S. and reinforce our status as the international specialists.”  Mike started his career with DHL Express in 1997 as Service Center Manager in South Florida and quickly progressed through a variety of senior management roles in U.S. Operations including his appointment in 2009 as General Manager and Senior Vice President, where he was responsible for all Operations and Sales activities in the Western United States and Guam. Since 2011, Mike has been responsible for all aspects of the Americas Region network operations. In his new appointment as CEO, Mike will be installed as a member of the U.S. Management Board, as well as remain a member of the Americas Management Board.  Prior to DHL, Mike worked for ten years with TNT Express Worldwide, holding positions as Regional Operations Manager, Gateway Manager and General Manager of Latin America and the Caribbean.  Mike replaces Ian Clough who served as DHL Express U.S. CEO since 2009.  DHL – The Logistics company for the world  DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and “The Logistics company for the world”. DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 285,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting environmental protection, disaster management and education.  DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than 55 billion euros in 2012.  Photos/Multimedia Gallery Available: http://www.businesswire.com/multimedia/home/20140227005180/en/  Multimedia Available:http://www.businesswire.com/cgi-bin/mmg.cgi?eid=50813154&lang=en  Contact:  DHL Communications Robert Mintz, 425-984-4249 robert.mintz@dhl.com On the internet: www.dhl-usa.com Follow us: www.twitter.com/DeutschePostDHL