Clark Material Handling Company - United States
Clark Material Handling Company has appointed Joe Raines as chief operating officer. In this role, Raines will oversee daily operations at Clark, working closely with the Clark dealer network, facilitating the continued innovation of the company, as well as working closely with the management team to build on the success of the company with a long-term strategic plan.
He will report to Dennis Lawrence, president and chief executive officer of Clark Material Handling Company.
Raines began his career with an eight-year deployment as a United States Army Officer. He then transitioned to management consulting where he worked another eight years with consumer goods companies on performance improvement initiatives. Over the last 15 years, he has worked in operations management, and most recently served as supply chain leader in Costa Mesa, California.
DHL Express - Australia
DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has announced the retirement of Gary Edstein, CEO and senior vice president for Australia and Papua New Guinea, at the end of 2022.
Edstein’s retirement follows 36 years of service, of which 20 years were spent most recently leading the Oceania, Australia and Papua New Guinea regions. His career with DHL began in 1986 as sales manager, before going on to lead as country manager for the New Zealand and Pacific Islands business (1993), and Australia business (1998), and a stint overseas as Director Express for Logistics Japan (2000) and project director, Asia Pacific Logistics Optimization (2002).
Under his strategic leadership, the company has become market leader, growing its presence as a B2C brand. In 2021, DHL Express Australia was named the second-best workplace in Australia by Great Place to Work, and the company’s employee engagement studies have consistently recorded scores over 90%.
DHL Express - Australia
Phil Corcoran, currently vice president - commercial Australia, will assume the role of managing director, Australia and Papua New Guinea, effective 1 January 2023, and will report to Ken Lee, CEO Asia Pacific, DHL Express.
With 26 years of experience with DHL Express, Corcoran’s appointment strengthens the business’s position with in-depth market knowledge and experience. Starting his DHL career in Australia in 1996, he 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.