Purolator taps DHL’s Tessy for senior VP role

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TORONTO, Ont. – Purolator has hired Paul Tessy as its senior vice-president – international, in a role where he’ll be responsible for cross-border business, global solutions, and value-added logistics services.

He reports to Purolator president and CEO John Ferguson.

Tessy comes to Purolator from DHL e-commerce, where he served in roles including CEO, Latin America and Canada, and senior vice-president – sales and customer service. Prior to that he had been president and CEO of TNT Spring Americas.

“Enhancing our U.S./Canada cross-border capabilities is an integral component of our growth strategy,” Ferguson said.  “His international experience of building and growing parcel businesses and developing high-performing sales and operations teams will allow us to provide a more robust product and service offering to new customers in untapped markets.”

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John G. Smith is the editorial director of Newcom Media's trucking and supply chain publications -- including Today's Trucking, trucknews.com, TruckTech, Transport Routier, and Road Today. The award-winning journalist has covered the trucking industry since 1995.

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