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- 7 Sep 2023 ( #1144 )
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Anna Müller

Volvo Penta - Germany

Müller
Müller

Anna Müller new President Volvo Penta 

Volvo Penta has named Anna Müller its new president, replacing Heléne Mellquist who will leave the Volvo Group to join the investment company Latour. 

Müller has been with Volvo since 2014 and is currently senior vice president for Europe north and central division at Volvo Trucks.

She will take up her new position on 1 December.

She has extensive international experience and has spent most of her career within the automotive industry. 

Karsten Michaelis

DHL Global Forwarding Japan - Japan

Michaelis
Michaelis

Karsten Michaelis will replace Charles Kauffman as president of DHL Global Forwarding Japan.

Previously senior vice president of ocean freight DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific, Michaelis will be based in Japan and report to Kaufmann until his retirement at the end of the year after more than five decades with DHL.

Michaelis has had an extensive career spanning two decades in the logistics sector. He has been based primarily in the Asia Pacific region, including in Hong Kong, Bangladesh, Australia and Singapore. 

Since joining the group in 2011, Michaelis took on several managerial roles for ocean freight in Asia Pacific.

Gregory
Gregory

Praveen Gregory, currently vice president order management solutions Asia Pacific at DHL Global Forwarding will step into the role vacated by Michaelis.

Prior to joining DHL Group in Dubai Ocean Freight Operations in 2008, Praveen had worked for Maersk. 

He has worked for DHL in Germany and Hong Kong.

Edwin Pinto

DHL Global Forwarding India - India

Pinto
Pinto

Edwin Pinto has been appointed managing director of DHL Global Forwarding India.

Pinto is currently head of sales and marketing at DHL Global Forwarding Thailand and Indochina.

He joined DHL in 2001 in India and has since worked in management roles across DHL Global Forwarding.

Pinto relocated to Thailand in 2014, working as director commercial and customer program management DHL Global Forwarding before taking on his current role in 2021.

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