DHL Express announces new Australian leadership

Logistics company, DHL Express, has announced the retirement of CEO and Senior Vice President for Australia and Papua New Guinea, Gary Edstein, for the end of 2022.

Edstein’s retirement follows 36 years of service, of which 20 years were spent most recently leading the Oceania, Australia and Papua New Guinea regions.

Current Vice President Commercial Australia, Phil Corcoran, will assume the role of Managing Director, Australia and Papua New Guinea effective 1 January, 2023.

Corcoran has 26 years of experience with the company, and has held various commercial and management positions across the Oceania Region.

Edstein praised Corcoran for his work and contributions to DHL Express.

“As the Vice President Commercial Australia, Phil has led the commercial development of our business with a high-performing team, delivering consistent double-digit growth through unpredictable economic conditions,” he said.

“His customer-centric focus and advocacy for our culture of respect and results place us in a strong position going forward.”

In his new role, Corcoran will report to Ken Lee, DHL CEO Asia Pacific. Lee said he is looking forward to working with the current Vice President.

“I am excited to see Phil Corcoran taking over the mantle,” he said.

“I am very confident that he will continue to build on the success with the support of a very knowledgeable leadership team in the region.”

In other news, contract logistics provider, DHL Supply Chain, is launching three new transport hubs.