Jed Michaletos appointed as DHL Express SA MD

DHL has appointed Jed Michaletos as MD of DHL Express SA as of 14 January 2019.

World leading logistics company DHL has appointed Jed Michaletos as managing director of DHL Express South Africa as the group turns 50. 

About his appointment, Jed said: 

"It is a great honour to join the world’s most international company and I am looking forward to add to the organisation’s impressive legacy.” 

Jed joins DHL Express from the SARS, where he was the chief officer of Customs and Excise. He also spent 18 years at Deloitte, where he served in various roles. 

His new responsibilities include driving business growth for the company in South Africa, with a strong focus on enhancing customer experience, employee engagement and service quality. 

DHL Express Sub Saharan Africa CEO Hennie Heymans said that the logistics sector is facing rapid changes, driven by globalisation, regulation and innovation, which is creating opportunities for those able to adapt. "Strong leadership is imperative in order to develop and implement plans to effectively leverage these trends in order to drive growth in all regions.”

He continued by saying that the group is delighted to have appointed an executive of such high calibre and has no doubt that his expertise and understanding of the South African landscape and intricacies of global trade, will be a huge benefit to DHL Express.