Fenwick will be responsible for the management of DHL Express business activities in 50 countries and territories in the Americas region.
DHL Express announced today that Stephen Fenwick, 58, will assume the role of chief executive officer for the Americas region effective January 1, 2011. Fenwick currently serves as a member of DHL’s Asia Pacific, Eastern Europe and Middle East (APEM) Express Management Board and oversees network operations in the 131 countries and territories in the APEM regions.
In his new position, Fenwick will be responsible for the management of DHL Express business activities in 50 countries and territories in the Americas region, which includes the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and South America.
Experience and expertise
Fenwick began his career with DHL in the Middle East but later held positions in the United States, Europe and Asia. During his three decades at the company, Fenwick has gained a wealth of experience and expertise in various fields of the business. His responsibilities included aviation ground operations, import/export, customs and security related activities plus airport facilities planning and investments. He played a lead role in the development of DHL’s Central Asia Hub and in achieving profitable growth of DHL Express’ business in the AP region, including the expansion into India and the integration of Blue Dart’s domestic business into the DHL Express operations.
Fenwick replaces Roger Crook, 53, who will assume the position of chief executive officer for DHL Express’ Asia/Pacific, Eastern Europe and Middle East regions (APEM) from January 1, 2011. Crook has served as a member of DHL Express’ Global Management Board since 2007 and will continue to lead DHL Express’ Global Sales and E-commerce teams.