Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) today announced that Mr Li Yu will be appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its International business with effect from 12 September 2022.
Mr Yu possesses over 17 years of experience spanning across Engineering, Operations, Project Management, Customer/Sales support, Strategy, and Technology implementation. He joins SingPost’s management team from United Parcel Service (UPS), where he was most recently responsible for its APAC Global Logistics and Distribution. He oversaw all aspects of logistics and distribution operations, as well as led a cross-functional team managing customer engagement, technology, innovation, engineering, marketing, and strategy.
Mr Yu also has experience in transformational P&L and commercial leadership under his belt. He had led an eCommerce portfolio as part of the broader logistics line of business, and grew businesses including those in the eCommerce, healthcare, manufacturing, and retail sectors in his previous roles.
Mr Vincent Phang, SingPost Group CEO, said: “We are thrilled to have Li Yu join us on SingPost Group’s transformation journey, and continue driving the expansion and development of our international business. We believe that with his wealth of experience, Li Yu can bring positive changes and expand SingPost’s footprint across the globe.”
Mr Yu said: “I am delighted to be part of SingPost and its transformation because innovation leads to new growth opportunities that can scale a business to greater heights. There is much more to be achieved together and I look forward to being a driver of change at SingPost.”
Mr Yu will be establishing long and short-term business strategies for the International businesses, strengthening its corporate and board governance focusing on operational excellence, transformational growth, social responsibility, and sustainability.
He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering from University of Toronto in Canada. He has lived and worked in North America, Shanghai, and Singapore.