Melanie Kreis appointed to DP DHL board

Deutsche Post has announced the appointment of Melanie Kreis as a member of its Board of Management. Kreis previously held the position of Chief Financial Officer DHL Express from April 2013. She will assume responsibility for labour and personnel. 

“Melanie Kreis is a proven leader with strong business acumen and the ability to bring people together,” said Deutsche Post DHL Chief Executive Officer Frank Appel. “Her industry insights coupled with her broad experience across functions will enable her to lead the Human Resources department successfully.”  

Melanie Kreis joined Deutsche Post DHL in 2004 with a focus on international M&A projects. Following the group’s acquisition of Exel in 2005, she moved to Bracknell, UK, to lead the overall Logistics integration effort. In 2006 Kreis became Executive Vice President Corporate Office/ Corporate Organization, during which time she was instrumental in planning and executing the sale of Postbank to Deutsche Bank. In 2010, Melanie Kreis was appointed as Executive Vice President Corporate Controlling.


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