Charles Brewer

Former CEO

DHL eCommerce

 

Charles Brewer is an International CEO, having worked and visited more than 100 countries. For the last 3 years Charles was the CEO of DHL eCommerce, a division of Deutsche Post DHL Group, which he joined in 1984. In his role, he leads a global team responsible for developing solutions that enable the e-commerce sector.

Charles is a proven expert in supply chain, international shipping and e-commerce with over 34 years of industry experience, covering multiple global regions and disciplines across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Americas and Africa.

Prior to joining DHL eCommerce, Charles was the Managing Director for DHL Express, Sub-Saharan Africa where he was responsible for the successful business and operations of 54 countries and territories, encompassing more than 50,000 customers, 4,000 employees, 250 facilities, 5 regional hubs and 20 dedicated DHL aircraft.

Charles started his career at DHL in the UK, before moving to the DHL Express Asia Pacific region where he was appointed Country Manager for Philippines and subsequently Country Manager for Malaysia. After Asia Pacific, Charles spent 5 years in the Americas region, where he first led the US commercial organization and later was the General Manager for the North East USA region.

Charles was born in the UK. After completing school at Lord Wandsworth College, he went on to Cranfield and Reading University and has also completed executive programmes at Henley Management College.