DHL Express Appoints New CEO for Germany

DHL Express has announced that Mr. Markus Reckling has been appointed as the new CEO for Germany. With effect from January 2017, he has taken responsibility for further expanding the express division’s business in Germany. He takes over from Wolfgang Albeck, who will retire after a twenty year-career within the Deutsche Post DHL Group. In this role, Mr. Reckling will report to John Pearson, CEO of DHL Express Europe.

“Markus Reckling has delivered tangible impact and demonstrated passion, versatility and a commitment to excellence across all his roles over many years within the Deutsche Post DHL Group. He oversaw a period of sustained growth and strengthened market leadership in Turkey, in which DHL Express received external recognition as both an employer and provider of choice. His experience, business acumen and customer focus will be a great asset to our time definite business in Germany,” said John Pearson, CEO of DHL Express Europe.

Mr. Reckling has over 15 years of senior management experience within DHL. From 2008, he served as Executive Vice President for Corporate Development and directly reported to the group’s CEO Frank Appel. From 2012 to 2016, he served as CEO of DHL Express in Turkey and he had a particular focus on targeted investments to drive superior service quality and support for small and medium exporters.

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