MUMBAI: DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL, announces the appointment of Samar Nath as Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager for its Indian operations, effective September 10, 2013.
Having served for more than 15 years with various organizations, Samar Nath brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position. Prior to this appointment, he has worked as Executive Vice President and Managing Director for India & South Asia at CEVA Logistics and Managing Director for India & South Asia at APL Logistics.
“Samar is well-known for his visionary leadership in the field of logistics. I look forward to his expertise in further consolidating DHL’s business as the leading logistics company in India.” said Kelvin Leung, CEO, Asia Pacific, DHL Global Forwarding. “At the epicenter of the rapidly growing Asia Pacific region, India is of strategic importance to DHL’s global forwarding operations. Samar’s appointment will help drive us towards our goal of continuously outgrowing the market and setting new standards of excellence for our customers”, he added.
In his previous roles, Samar has an impressive track record in leading companies through various growth stages with a strong proficiency in business development, establishing startups and business integration.
Samar holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and an Executive MBA in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management, University of Mumbai. He will be based at the company’s corporate office in Mumbai.