Following a career of more than 21 years within the Deutsche Post DHL Group, Perry Watts, CEO DHL Supply Chain UK and Ireland will be retiring at the end of the year.
Since joining Deutsche Post DHL Group in 1995, Perry has held various roles including Key Account Management and Managing Director of Non Food and Food Retail before being appointed CEO UK & Ireland, DHL Supply Chain in 2008 and being appointed to the Supply Chain Global Board in 2014, responsible for establishing and maintaining the company’s position as the UK’s largest logistics provider by driving innovation and efficiency for the company’s customers.
Taking on the role will be Paul Dyer, currently President, Global Automotive & MD UKI Automotive and Europe, DHL Supply Chain. He will succeed Perry Watts as CEO UK & Ireland, DHL Supply Chain and join the divisional Board effective January 1, 2017.
In his current position Paul has been responsible for shaping the long term growth and strategic direction of the Automotive business globally, a sector comprising 230 operations around the world with over 25,000 automotive supply chain colleagues.