DHL SUPPLY CHAIN NAMES NEW COUNTRY MANAGER IN MYANMAR
Press Release: Yangon 04/26/2017
- Din Shisanupong Pitidhanyasawasdi brings to the table more than 14 years of work experience with DHL spanning multiple key markets in Southeast Asia
- In this new role, Din will expand core supply chain portfolios and drive the company’s revenue in Myanmar
, the global market leader for contract logistics solutions, today announced the appointment of Din Shisanupong Pitidhanyasawasdi as the new Country Manager overseeing its Myanmar business. In his new capacity, Din is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the local office, developing and nurturing business and customer relationships, diversifying the products and services of DHL, and increasing the company’s market share in Myanmar. He will also lead the upcoming operations expansion in the country where DHL has laid out plans to increase the number of warehouses and headcounts in Myanmar this year.
With DHL for more than 14 years, Din worked under DHL Express for 10 years in Singapore and Thailand, followed by a four-year tenure with DHL Supply Chain across the Thailand cluster. In his previous roles, he was responsible for business development and corporate strategy and was exposed to both on-ground and boardroom experiences.
Kevin Burrell, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Thailand Cluster (Thailand, Myanmar, Vietnam and Cambodia) said, “Myanmar is a very dynamic market and Din’s appointment is part of a strategic decision for the company to place our talented leaders in developing markets. The country’s economic reform has begun to bear fruit and strengthening the company’s business presence in this market is essential to our future success. The market continues to show strong growth trajectory across various sectors including manufacturing, retail, technology, fast-moving consumer goods and technology which culminates in a multitude of logistics-related opportunities for DHL. Having worked in Southeast Asia for most of his career, Din has a keen understanding of the regional and local culture. Paired with his illustrious track record and rich experience working within DHL, he came as a natural choice for this key role in Myanmar.”
“A rapidly developing country like Myanmar is constantly on the lookout for support and opportunities to upgrade its competency and enhance its competitive advantage in the global economy. With DHL’s global experience, unparalleled supply chain management knowledge, advanced solutions and our understanding of the local market, I believe we can play a pivotal role in unlocking Myanmar’s economic market potential, connecting businesses and people with the world through our logistics and supply chain services,” said Din Shisanupong Pitidhanyasawasdi, Country Manager, DHL Supply Chain Myanmar.
Over the years, Myanmar has grown to become a key market for DHL in the Southeast Asia region, driven by the country’s new business-friendly policies and fast economic development. As import and export activities intensify in Myanmar, the supply chain industry is increasingly relied upon to support the expanding logistics demand experienced by the locals and foreign investors alike. Its geographic location between China and India, and bordering Bangladesh, Thailand, and Laos will enable it to become a potential regional logistics hub in the upcoming years.