PLANTATION, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2006--DHL Express today announced the appointment of Keith E. Lovetro as Executive Vice President of Marketing for its U.S. operation. In his new role, Lovetro will be responsible for the company's key marketing functions. Lovetro reports to Hans Hickler, Chief Executive Officer, DHL Express USA, and is a member of the Express U.S. Management Board.


"Keith is a seasoned industry veteran with the skills and in-depth knowledge of our industry that will be critical as we build on the momentum DHL Express has accomplished in the U.S.," Hickler said. "Keith brings a strong track record of accomplishment to his new position and deep experience in development of sound go-to-market strategies that will serve us well in 2007 and beyond."


Lovetro began working in the transportation industry in 1980 for C.F. Airfreight. He gained additional experience working at Emery Worldwide, Amdahl Computers and most recently spent 12 years in various positions of increasing responsibility at FedEx Freight West. Lovetro was most recently President and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx Freight West, based in San Jose, Calif. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Davis.


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