OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM
Meet the Team
Learn about the management personnel leading and growing DHL Supply Chain today.
John Gilbert, CEO, DHL Supply Chain
John has been on the DPDHL Supply Chain Divisional Board since 2014, having previously spent 20 years with DPDHL and Exel in various posts. This included spells as VP, Solution Design, VP, Consumer and Retail Operations, and President, Americas, Consumer and Life Sciences. He has also been the Americas Supply Chain CEO, and most recently held the post of Chairman and CEO for Williams Lea. In addition to an MBA he holds a BSc in operations management.
Dietrich Franz, CFO, DHL Supply Chain
Dietrich manages all financial aspects of the Supply Chain division, including accounting, controlling, investments and compliance / risk management. Since joining DHL in 1998 he has held positions including EVP, Corporate Controlling, CFO DGF, Latin America, and SVP, IndEx Program. His qualifications include a master’s degree equivalent in economics. He believes strongly that to have a successful team you must treat others as you would wish to be treated.
Markus Voss, Global CIO, DHL Supply Chain
Markus oversees IT operations in 60 countries, involving more than 2,000 IT associates worldwide. Since joining the organisation in 2003 he has held several DHL Supply Chain positions, including SVP, Global IT Strategy & Solutions, and CIO, Mainland Europe, Middle East & Africa, along with roles in Global Business Services. Before that he gained a PhD in physical chemistry and spent nearly five years as a consultant for Accenture. He is passionate about incubating and developing innovative IT customer solutions.
Rob Rosenberg, Executive VP, Human Resources, DHL Supply Chain
Rob holds the responsibility for leading the overall HR functional strategy and delivery across 60 countries, with 190,000 employees, in DPDHL’s 15 billion euro Supply Chain division. He is also responsible for the Divisional Strategy office and sits on the DPDHL Global HR Board and the Divisional Board. He has been in his post since 2001 and previously spent 15 years as VP, HR for food giant Frito-Lay.
Jose Nava, CDO, DHL Supply Chain
Jose is responsible to drive the global growth agenda of DHL Supply Chain. Joining DHL in 2001 as General Director for Mexico, he later became Mexico’s VP, Supply Chain Operations. Before that he had spent most of his career with General Electric / Mabe in roles such as procurement, mergers and acquisitions, and country management. He holds an MBA, a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering, and an executive management diploma.
Javier Bilbao, CEO, Latin America, DHL Supply Chain
Javier leads a team of 8,000 employees spread across 59 distribution centres in Brazil. Prior roles include being General Director for Spain and Portugal where he developed business with the main customers in Europe’s retail and fashion industries. He joined DHL in 2000, starting in the audit department and progressing through various roles in financial management and operations. His qualifications include an executive MBA and a degree in business management.
Oscar de Bok, CEO Europe, Middle East and Africa, DHL Supply Chain
Oscar provides leadership to employees across 24 countries, using knowledge gained through 25 years in logistics. Before moving to this region in June 2016 he held similar positions in the Asia Pacific and South & Southeast Asia regions. His previous DHL roles have included MD, Nordic and Baltic, where he led the transportation and logistics industry’s largest corporate integration to date – the incorporation of Exel. His qualifications include a master’s degree in business law and private law.
Paul Dyer, CEO, UK and Ireland, DHL Supply Chain; Member of DHL Supply Chain Global Board
Paul has held a variety of positions in our organisation, including President of our global automotive sector and Managing Director for our European LLP product and UK&I automotive business. He brings over 26 years of logistics and supply chain experience, gained in multiple sectors and disciplines. Prior he worked for Ocean Group, which transitioned into Exel and then DHL. Passionate about opening employment opportunities and creating careers in this industry, he is particularly committed to helping armed forces leavers into new jobs.
Terry Ryan, CEO Asia Pacific, DHL Supply Chain
Terry has responsibility for accelerating profitable growth, delivering world-class supply chain solutions and leading more than 30,000 employees in 12 countries in Asia Pacific, overseeing operations across multiple sectors. His 36 years of result-orientated international supply chain experience – 33 of them with DHL – cover both contract logistics and international freight management. Key achievements include launching a ‘start-up’ contract logistics enterprise in Australia.
Scott Sureddin, CEO North America, DHL Supply Chain
Scott manages all operations within the US and Canada, as well as central functional teams supporting the entire Americas region. He joined DHL in 2002, holding leadership positions including President of the Consumer and LSH business units, and SVP, Operations, before serving as the COO for the Americas. His previous experience included 14 years with US Foodservice, ultimately as VP, Operations, for the Southwest region. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration.
Yin Zou, CEO Greater China, DHL Supply Chain
Yin oversees 4000+ employees, an expanding transport network and over 900,000 sq m in warehousing. He has been with DHL for over fourteen years during which time he has held management roles in Europe, the United States and China covering commercial, strategy, shared services and operations. Yin has over ten years logistics experience in China, through manufacturing planning in the semiconductor industry, transportation operations, distribution centre operations and commercial development with major clients.
As a native Chinese resident, Yin Zou graduated from Beijing University with double major degrees in Chemistry, Economic, and a minor in Law. He also obtained an MBA degree from the University of Oxford.