HONG KONG, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Prior to his latest appointment as Managing Director for Hong Kong and Macau at DHL Supply Chain, the global market leader for contract logistics solutions, Jez McQueen transformed the company's growth strategy in Greater China, exceeding business development targets for five years in a row.
With 24 years of supply chain expertise behind him, McQueen's specialty lies in devising innovative, customer-focused solutions in any industry or geography. During his time in the Middle East and Africa -- most recently as Head of Industrial Development and Solution Design Director for DHL Supply Chain -- he developed end-to-end supply chains and operational toolkits for the oil and gas industry; designed solutions for the automotive, technology, and retail sectors; and rolled out several integrated services that saw him increase new long-term contract revenues by 20% in one year.
"We appointed Jez to lead our Hong Kong and Macau operations because of his outstanding track record in delivering rapid and sustainable growth across a wide variety of industries," said Yin Zou, CEO, DHL Supply Chain Greater China. "Jez has proven invaluable as the head of business development for our operations in Greater China, combining deep expertise in all sectors with formidable acumen for turning supply chain innovations into substantial long-term improvements in customer satisfaction and revenues alike."
"Hong Kong remains a pivotal market for DHL Supply Chain, and I believe Jez's skill set and passion for business development make him uniquely suited to handling its broad and dynamic range of multi-industry needs."
As Managing Director for DHL Supply Chain Hong Kong and Macau, McQueen will take up responsibility for long-term growth across multiple sectors including aviation, consumer goods, healthcare, retail, and technology. The role will see McQueen take a leading position in integrating solutions with freight and logistics services from South China's major development zones, as well as improving efficiency and yields from infrastructure that already includes 24 facilities and over 140,000 square meters of warehouse space in Hong Kong.
"Designing supply chain solutions that meet and exceed the unique needs of customers isn't just my passion -- it's also essential for long-term growth that can withstand constant disruption and volatility in the marketplace," said Jez McQueen, Managing Director, Hong Kong and Macau, DHL Supply Chain. "Having laid the foundations for such growth in the Greater China region, I'm excited to be focusing on Hong Kong as the linchpin in our regional operations, and look forward to leading our excellent team of more than 1,000 experienced supply chain employees to even greater heights."
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