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Yasmin Aladad KHAN


Yasmin Aladad KHAN
Executive Vice President, Commercial and
Managing Director, Emerging Markets
DHL Express Asia Pacific

Yasmin Aladad Khan is Executive Vice President, Commercial for Asia Pacific and Managing Director of Emerging Markets, DHL Express. She has been a member of the Asia Pacific Management Board since January 2005 and joined DHL in Malaysia in 2001.

As Managing Director for Emerging Markets in Asia Pacific, Ms Khan is responsible for the overall operations in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. In 2016, Ms Khan took on the additional portfolio to lead the Commercial function across Asia Pacific with the focus and goal to grow the business in the region.

Prior to her current appointment, Ms Khan was Senior Vice President for South East Asia and South Asia. Under her leadership, the countries have grown their market share to make DHL Express the undisputed market leader in every single country; many of these countries have received numerous distinguished external awards in areas such as customer service excellence, employer branding, and corporate responsibility.

She started her career with DHL Express as Country Manager of Malaysia in 2001. She was subsequently appointed to lead DHL Express Singapore as Country Manager in 2003 and was promoted in 2005 to Area Director of Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore. In 2014, the countries under her care expanded from four countries to 14 countries when South Asia was included in her portfolio.

Ms Khan brings with her a wealth of experience in managing business in Asia.  Her former positions include Vice President at Chase Bank and Chief Operating Officer of General Electric International Operations Inc. Thailand.  She also had international exposure at General Electric Company in Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong. 

A graduate of the University of Aston, Birmingham, England, Ms Khan holds a Masters of Business and Administration.

Last updated on 16 Nov 2017 .