Paul Coutts to join SingPost as Group Chief Executive
The Board of Singapore Post (SingPost) has appointed Paul Coutts as Group Chief Executive Officer (Group CEO) and as a Non-Independent Director of the SingPost Board. Coutts’s appointment will take effect from 1 June. He joins SingPost from Toll Global Forwarding, one of the five divisions in the Toll Group, where he was CEO since February 2013.
“It is exciting to have the opportunity to lead SingPost through a transformation into an eCommerce logistics company,” said Coutts. The natural fit of postal services with eCommerce logistics, together with Singapore’s strategic position as a hub, provides a platform to build a world-class business.”
Simon Israel, Chairman of SingPost, commented: “The SingPost Board is delighted to announce Paul’s appointment as Group CEO. 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 eCommerce logistics platforms and build out a globally competitive business.”