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DHL Appoints New National Sales Manager

23 August 2005

DHL Appoints New National Sales Manager

DHL has announced the appointment of Phil Corcoran to the position of National Sales Manager New Zealand.

Mr Corcoran has worked within the DHL Express network for 10 years and brings to the position extensive experience within the freight and logistics industry from both a sales and relationship management perspective.

He has held a number of senior managerial positions during this time and was most recently Relationship Segment Sales Manager Australia where he fostered significant growth in this business unit.

Mr Corcoran has also served as General Manager Pacific Islands and, during this two year period, consolidated the company’s strong presence within countries including Fiji, French Polynesia, New Caledonia and Vanuatu.

DHL Express General Manager, Phil Rountree, said, “his leadership skills, enthusiasm and expert knowledge made Phil the natural choice for this role. His impressive background and dedicated approach will assist the company in maximising its competitive advantage in the freight and logistics field.”

Mr Corcoran will manage the field sales and telesales teams and will have each of the DHL regional managers from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch reporting to him.


About DHL
With annual revenues of over €24 billion in 2004, DHL is the global market leader of the international express and logistics industry, specialising in providing innovative and customised solutions from a single source.

DHL offers expertise in express, air and ocean freight, overland transport and logistics solutions, combined with worldwide coverage and an in-depth understanding of local markets. DHL's international network links more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. Over 170,000 employees are dedicated to providing fast and reliable services that exceed customers' expectations.

DHL is 100% owned by Deutsche Post World Net

About DHL in New Zealand
DHL New Zealand employs 450 staff at ten locations. DHL's New Zealand operation is committed to customer value, service excellence and shipment visibility. In 2004, DHL was awarded the Contact Centre Manager of the Year by TUANZ and is Services sector winner of the CRM Contact Centre awards. DHL is also a corporate sponsor of Surf Life Saving New Zealand, business partner of New Zealand Trade & Enterprise and supporter of Fashion Industry New Zealand.

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