International express service provider DHL Express has appointed Phil Corcoran as managing director, Australia and Papua New Guinea, effective 1 January 1 2023, reporting to Ken Lee, the firm’s CEO for Asia-Pacific.
Corcoran, who succeeds Gary Edstein in the position, has 26 years of experience with DHL Express. He started his DHL career in Australia in 1996 and has held various commercial and management positions across the Oceania region, including general manager for Fiji and the Pacific Islands (2002), national sales manager New Zealand (2005), and since 2012, vice-president commercial Australia.
"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,” says Gary Edstein, CEO and senior vice-president, DHL Express Australia and Papua New Guinea. “His customer-centric focus and advocacy for our culture of respect and results place us in a strong position going forward.”
DHL is part of logistics firm Deutsche Post DHL Group, which generated revenues of more than €81 billion (US$82.76 billion) in 2021.