Singapore-based postal service SingPost has appointed Paul William Coutts as chief executive officer. Coutts will begin his new role on 1 June 2017.
Coutts is joining the company from Toll Global Forwarding, where he has been CEO for over three years.
“The SingPost board is delighted to announce Paul’s appointment as group CEO,” said Simon Israel, chairman of SingPost. “Given his seniority and the experience he brings from an extensive logistics and postal career including global leadership roles, Paul is well positioned to provide overall leadership to the transformation of the Group, integrate SingPost’s e-commerce logistics platforms and build out a globally competitive business.”
Coutts said: “It is exciting to have the opportunity to lead SingPost through a transformation into an e-commerce logistics company. The natural fit of postal services with e-commerce logistics, together with Singapore’s strategic position as a hub, provides a platform to build a world-class business.”