By Azania Post Reporter
THE new DHL global forwarding country manager for Mozambique Daudo Vali, has expressed his optimism over his new role to head the organization in Maputo.
A statement issued by the global firm, which also has operations in Tanzania said he is honoured to take new role to drive positive change and business outcomes for Mozambique.
“As a citizen, I believe in the market's tremendous potential and will apply my strong understanding of the local culture and business practices to lead the organization”, he said.
He said he is look forward to continue delivering the highest standards of excellence to their customers, with the support of a talented and committed team.
A native of Mozambique, Daúdo brings over ten years of experience across various roles in non-profit as well as corporate sectors, the statement said.
Started his professional career few years ago by setting up the world's largest youth-run non-profit organization AIESEC in Mozambique to encourage entrepreneurship among young Mozambicans.
It further said Daúdo has been with DHL Global Forwarding for the last five years, and had previously taken on the roles of head of sales in Mozambique, head of airfreight operations in Angola, and business strategy analyst for Sub-Saharan Africa where he drove operational excellence for over 4,500 tons of shipment per annum.
Most recently as head of sales in Mozambique, Daudo grew the company's turnover by over 50 percent.
Based in Maputo, Daúdo will report to Daniella De Pauw, CEO, DHL Global Forwarding Sub-Saharan Africa.
On his part De Pauw, said, "Daúdo has proven to be a capable logistics professional who knows the region well, and remains a key asset for our business.
Over the years, he has built a wealth of experience and first-hand knowledge of day-to-day operations - having risen through the ranks in DHL over the last five years.
He added that his appointment to this new role is a valuable addition to the business, as we continue to expand our footprint in Africa. With his strong understanding of the local business and cultural practices, I'm confident that Daúdo will help us realize this market's full potential, amid the anticipated growth in freight volumes."