Macau Business: DHL Express Names Phil Corcoran as Australia’s Managing Director

Jul 28, 2022

DHL Express has named Phil Corcoran, currently Vice President Commercial Australia, as the new Managing Director for DHL Australia and Papua New Guinea, effective 1 January 2023. This is in conjunction with the retirement of Gary Edstein, CEO and Senior Vice President for Australia and Papua New Guinea after 36 years of service. Under his strategic leadership, the company is now the market leader in the Time Definite International industry, growing its presence as a B2C brand. In 2021, DHL Express Australia was named the 2nd best workplace in Australia by Great Place to Work, and the company’s employee engagement studies have consistently recorded scores over 90%.

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Starting his DHL career in Australia in 1996, Phil has held various commercial and management positions across the Oceania region, including General Manager for Fiji and the Pacific Islands (2002), National Sales Manager New Zealand (2005), and since 2012, Vice President Commercial Australia. With the new promotion, Phil will continue to “build on the success with the support of a very knowledgeable leadership team in the region”, further strengthening DHL’s business position in the region. 

“As the Vice President of Commercial Australia, Phil has led the commercial development of our business with a high-performing team, delivering consistent double-digit growth through unpredictable economic conditions. His customer-centric focus and advocacy for our culture of respect and results place us in a strong position going forward,” mentioned Gary Edstein, CEO and Senior Vice President, DHL Express Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Source: DHL Express Announces New Leadership for Australian Business

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