DHL Global Mail Announces Appointment of New Chairman


    
    Former USPS Governor brings significant postal expertise to mail expediter




    
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<p>WESTON, Fla., <span class="xn-chron">March 2</span> /CNW/ -- DHL Global Mail is pleased to announce the appointment of S. <span class="xn-person">David Fineman</span> as Chairman of its Board of Directors for the Americas region. As a former Chairman of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, Fineman brings substantial experience in postal matters to DHL Global Mail - Americas.</p>
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<p>Fineman is a Senior Partner of the <span class="xn-location">Philadelphia</span> law firm of Fineman Krekstein & Harris. He began a nine-year term on the USPS Board of Governors in 1995, after being nominated by <span class="xn-person">President Bill Clinton</span> and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Fineman was Chairman for his last two years on the board, which is responsible for overseeing the USPS' finances, reviewing its operations and setting objectives. During this time, the USPS successfully improved its operational efficiency while enhancing customer service. Fineman was an outspoken advocate for postal reform legislation, and worked closely with Congress and the Presidential Administration on its enactment. Before becoming Chairman, Fineman served as the board's Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Strategic Planning and Compensation committees.</p>
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<p>Fineman's lengthy history of public service also includes a stint on the Industry Policy Advisory Committee, which advises the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and U.S. Trade Representative on international trade. Additionally, Fineman has served on the boards of directors of numerous nonprofit organizations and private companies.</p>
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<p>"As one of the largest Workshare partners of the USPS, Global Mail -- along with our customers -- stands to benefit greatly from <span class="xn-person">Mr. Fineman</span>'s extensive postal expertise," said <span class="xn-person">Lee Spratt</span>, CEO of DHL Global Mail - Americas. "Besides his work with the U.S. Postal Service, <span class="xn-person">Mr. Fineman</span>'s experience in international trade and as a corporate director also makes him a tremendous addition to our organization."</p>
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<p>Fineman's diverse law clientele includes a wide variety of clients including governmental authorities and private clients dealing with governments. From 2006 to the present, he was named one of Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers" because of his expertise in business litigation and government relations.</p>
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<p>DHL is the global market leader in the logistics industry and "The Logistics company for the world". DHL commits its expertise in international express, air and ocean freight, road and rail transportation, contract logistics and international mail services to its customers. A global network composed of more than 220 countries and territories and about 310,000 employees worldwide offers customers superior service quality and local knowledge to satisfy their supply chain requirements. DHL accepts its social responsibility by supporting climate protection, disaster management and education.</p>
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<p>DHL is part of Deutsche Post DHL. The Group generated revenue of more than <span class="xn-money">54 billion euros</span> in 2008.</p>
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