Veronique Ebenye Epangue has been appointed to lead the team in Cameroon, and Alassane Mare, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding, Central Africa will take on the additional responsibility as country manager for Gabon.
“Collectively, Gabon and Cameroon form the largest economies in Central Africa with real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth poised to stay at about 3.5% this year if measures to contain covid-19 is fruitful. Appointing DHL veteran Veronique to lead the team in Cameroon whilst I focus on developing our business in Gabon could not come at a better time,” said Alassane Mare, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding (Central Africa), who will double hat as country manager of Gabon. “I’m confident that we have the best teams in place to continue serving the needs of our customers.”
- Alassane Mare – CEO, DHL Global Forwarding (Central Africa) and Country Manager in Gabon
Alassane Mare has been with the Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group) for approximately 20 years, of which he spent more than a decade with DHL Global Forwarding across various functions such as sales, operations, as well as airfreight and ocean freight product teams. Prior to assuming the role of CEO for Central Africa in early 2019, he was the Country Manager for Cameroon. In this dual role, Mare will lead the region based out of Gabon and will focus on developing DHL’s expertise in the mining, wood, and oil and gas sectors in Central Africa.
- Veronique Ebenye Epangue – Country manager for DHL Global Forwarding in Cameroon
Tidiane Diop and Shuvai Mugadza have been appointed country managers for Mozambique and Zimbabwe respectively.
- Tidiane Diop – Country Manager, DHL Global Forwarding in Mozambique
Tidiane Diop joined DHL Global Forwarding in April this year, after spending six years as a Senior Trade Logistics Advisor with the International Trade Center (ITC) in Geneva, Switzerland, advising on digital trade and e-commerce logistics strategies across Africa, Europe and Central Asia. . Before joining ITC, Diop was the Country Manager for DHL Freight in Morocco and have held various positions at the World Bank as a private sector specialist in the transport sector.
- Shuvai Mugadza – Country manager for DHL Global Forwarding in Zimbabwe