The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Post has appointed Oscar de Bok as a member of the Board of Management of Deutsche Post DHL Group.
De Bok will take up his new position on 1 October. He will succeed John Gilbert, who has decided to leave the group for personal reasons.
De Bok was most recently Chief Executive Officer of DHL Supply Chain Mainland Europe, Middle East and Africa. He joined Deutsche Post DHL Group in 1999 after its acquisition of Nedlloyd, where he served in various roles including sales and project management. He rose to be Managing Director of DHL Supply Chain for several countries and regions such as Italy, the Nordics and South-East Asia.
Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL Group, commented: “Oscar de Bok successfully led DHL Supply Chain businesses in both Asia Pacific and Europe which makes him the right person at the right time to continue the journey of growing our logistics business through operational excellence, accelerated digitalization, employee engagement and customer centricity.”