DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei appoints Julian Neo as managing director
By Digital News Asia January 29, 2019
- Brings with him over two decades of experience in the logistics industry
- Started his career with DHL Express Malaysia in 2000
DHL Express has appointed Julian Neo (pic) to the position of managing director, DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei effective Feb 1, 2019. In his new role, Neo will report to Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific (Excl. China), and be responsible for charting the company’s business growth and success in Malaysia and Brunei.
Neo brings with him over two decades of experience in the logistics industry. Most recently, he was the vice president, Global Multi-National Customers Asia Pacific for DHL Express.
In this role, he developed and implemented sales strategies and programmes for the Global Multi-National Customers in the region, and led his team to achieve revenue growth and increased market share, while meeting profit targets.
“Having been in several senior roles in DHL, working across different teams and countries, Julian has proven his capabilities in leading various commercial teams to great success by relying on his strong business acumen. We are confident that with his excellent track record, Julian will play an instrumental role in growing our position as a key player in the logistics industry in Brunei and in Malaysia,” said Lee.
“I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to further DHL Express’ success in my home country where we already have a market share of over 50%, as well as Brunei. I look forward to working with the dedicated teams who have been the backbone of this company to continue the good work of my predecessor in delivering excellence to our customers all over the world,” said Neo.
Neo started his career with DHL Express Malaysia in 2000 as a global account manager and soon expanded his portfolio to include several leadership positions in sales for both Malaysia and Singapore.
In 2013, he assumed the role of vice president, Commercial for DHL Express Singapore, where he was responsible for the strategic leadership of all commercial activities of the business including sales, marketing, and sales planning and development.
Neo succeeds Christopher Ong, who assumed the role of managing director, DHL Express Singapore on Nov 1, 2018.