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DPD UK appoints Elaine Kerr as CEO

DPD UK appoints Elaine Kerr as CEO

Leading parcel delivery company DPD UK has today confirmed the appointment of Elaine Kerr as CEO. The appointment will take effect from June 1 2021 and Elaine will report to Yves Delmas, chief operating officer DPD Group Europe.

Kerr has worked for DPD for over 28 years, joining as a sales executive based in the North West, followed by roles of customer relationship manager and head of CRM before being promoted to the DPD UK senior management team in 2008 as director of CRM.  In 2020, Elaine became executive director, sales, CRM and customer services.

Yves Delmas, chief operating officer DPDgroup Europe, commented: “Elaine has had a tremendous career with DPD and has been instrumental in growing our customer portfolio to include some of the most prestigious brands and securing our continued growth, both domestically and internationally.

“Her passion for ensuring that we put our customers at the heart of everything we do continually improves the customer experience and keeps us striving to deliver the next innovation.

“Elaine will now continue this success story in the role of CEO, building on the strengths of the senior management team to lead the business to a new chapter, and I wish her every success in her new role.”

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James Graham

James Graham is an award-winning transport media journalist with a long background in the commercial freight sector, including commercial aviation and the aviation supply chain. He was the initial Air Cargo Week journalist and retuned later for a stint as editor. He continues his association as editor of the monthly supplements. He has reported for the newspaper from global locations as well as the UK.

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