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DHL Express recognized as Asia Pacific Best Employer in 2018 by Aon Hewitt

  • The regional award is conferred as DHL
    Express has won Best Employer in India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and
    Thailand
  • This marks the fifth time DHL Express
    has earned this regional accolade since 2013; affirming its commitment to
    embrace diversity, inclusion, and opportunities for talent growth

 

SINGAPORE - Media
OutReach - October 11, 2018 -
DHL Express, the world's leading international
express services provider, has been named Asia Pacific Best Employer 2018 by
Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon
plc. This is the fifth time DHL Express has won this award in the region, since
2013.

 

This accolade is conferred to
companies which have won Aon Hewitt awards in at least three countries across
the region, and DHL has exceeded this expectation by winning Best Employer in India,
Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.

 

Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia
Pacific said, "It is an honor to be recognized as a leading employer and an
excellent workplace in Asia Pacific again. This award is a huge win for the
region because it is strong proof that we have been successful in building
positive relationships with our employees, who are such vital assets to the
success of our organization. As we aim to remain Employer of Choice, employee
engagement continues to be our top priority and we are committed to sustained investment
in our employees to help them realize their full potential."

 

Based on a comprehensive study,
nominated companies were thoroughly assessed by an independent external
committee based on three types of sources: employee opinion survey, human resources
practices, and CEO questionnaire and interview. According to Aon Hewitt, DHL
Express has demonstrated and achieved consistently high performance in key
areas of Employee Engagement, Compelling Employer Brand, Effective Leadership
and High Performance Culture across the region. Additionally, employee
perception indicates that DHL Express excels in critical execution enablers
including infrastructure and technology that drive productivity and encourage
collaboration, and openness to diversity in the environment.

 

DHL Express' continuous investment in talent
growth, including its Certified International Specialist (CIS) and Certified
International Manager (CIM) programs has trained over 60,000 employees in Asia
Pacific
as of 2017. Employees
are trained on the company strategy, and fundamentals of international and
management skills such as ensuring respect and results while interacting with
colleagues.

 

In addition to the CIS and CIM programs, DHL Express
regularly organizes activities that celebrate and recognize employees'
dedication and cultivate employee engagements at all levels. These include
initiatives such as 'Staff Appreciation Week' and 'Employee of the Year'. Most
recently in August 2018, DHL Express held its DHL AsiaCup in Singapore -- the annual
employee football and cheerleading event involving more than 1,000 employees,
to rally teams across the region to build an even stronger employee network and
celebrate their successes.

 

First conducted in Asia in 2001, Aon Hewitt's Best
Employers study aims to recognize companies that have a real competitive
advantage by investing in its people, and to explore the winning attributes of
a workplace of choice.

 

DHL -- The logistics
company for the world

 

DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family
of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from
national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment
solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial
supply chain management. With about 360,000 employees in more than 220
countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses
securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions
for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and
healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate
responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is
decisively positioned as "The logistics company for the world".

 

DHL is part of
Deutsche Post DHL Group. The Group generated revenues of more than 60 billion
euros in 2017.

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