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DHL Global Forwarding appoints Skerry Palanga as new Country Manager in Papua New Guinea

Skerry Palanga to head up the Papua New Guinea office
 

PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Media OutReach - 7 February 2018 - DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has appointed Skerry Palanga as Country Manager, Papua New Guinea. With the appointment, Palanga will lead and manage the country's operations and be responsible for driving its business growth.

Prior to this appointment, Palanga was the National Operations Manager where he was instrumental in the set-up and transportation of telecommunication equipment for the first mobile network in Papua New Guinea. While directing the mammoth project, Palanga managed the entire logistics solution which covered numerous sites across the country. During his 14-year tenure in DHL Global Forwarding, Palanga had also successfully established the operations in Port Moresby and Lae which has remained sustainable today.

Kelvin Leung, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, Asia Pacific, said, "A veteran freight forwarding professional, Skerry has built a wealth of experience and first-hand knowledge of day-to-day operations -- having risen through the ranks in DHL over the last 14 years. His appointment to this new role is a valuable addition to DHL, as we continue to expand our footprint in Asia Pacific. With his strong knowledge of the country, I'm confident that Skerry will bring with him the agility and flexibility needed to help us realize this market's full potential, amid the anticipated growth in freight volumes."

Based in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Palanga will report to Tony Boll, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, South Pacific.

Tony Boll, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, South Pacific, said, "We are delighted to welcome Skerry onboard as we further our growth momentum in Papua New Guinea. We have every confidence that Skerry will continue to drive great business outcomes -- supported by his extensive industry experience and in-depth knowledge of the local business culture. We look forward to achieving new and greater heights in this market, as we continue to capitalize on rich growth opportunities within the South Pacific region."

Skerry Palanga, the newly-appointed Country Manager for Papua New Guinea, DHL Global Forwarding said, "I am excited to lead the charge in nurturing our business in Papua New Guinea -- a market that presents tremendous opportunities. I believe that my keen appreciation of the local culture and business practices will be a strong asset in guiding DHL's growth in the country. Our biggest achievements are ahead of us -- and I look forward to delivering the highest standards of excellence to our customers, with the support of a talented and committed team."

A citizen of Papua New Guinea, Palanga brings over 16 years of industry experience across various roles within the logistics industry. Since starting with Danzas AEI in 2001, Palanga has accumulated 14 years of experience with DHL. In his various roles at DHL that included Air Freight Export Supervisor and Air Freight Export Manager, Palanga has been involved in different aspects of the business -- operations, sales, finance and human resources.
 

DHL -- The logistics company for the world

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 350,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".

DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 57 billion euros in 2016.



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