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With a regional target of US$3 billion by 2028, Nippon Express has set its bar high and laid it out to its months fresh new Global Sales Centre (GSC) General Manager (GM) Karen Khar Teen Leung. She joined the said logistics giant late last year and is frontlining the implementation of business strategies.
Leung focuses on more than 150 targeted accounts under three separate sales channels. This is in regard to the company’s pivot to grow its non-Japanese business.
Said accounts have an overall portfolio of more than US$160 million. Nippon Express aim to grow them at +10% per year.
Prior to joining the Nippon Express, Leung has been in the industry for almost two decades. She has assumed different roles, which are inclusive of leadership positions in Hong Kong. Her most recent is being the Sales Director for the North Asia region of transport and logistics provider Geodis Logistics Limited.
Leung also formerly works for Kerry Logistics Network Limited, another international company. She held several sales and management roles in the said company. Notably, she led the global business team for Asia Pacific.
She also worked with other big industry names such as Maersk Line Limited and Kuehne& Nagel Limited. Into which she held managerial positions.
Aside from experience, Leung finished a Bachelor of Science in International Shipping and Transport Logistics. She studied at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Leung also attended the University of London and earned a Master of Business Administration degree. She’s of Chinese descent. Leung was born in New Zealand and grew up in Hong Kong.
As the Nippon Express GSC GM, Leung also serves as an advisor to the Vice President. She leads the creation of business strategies and plans that cover industry verticals. These are pharma, semiconductor, apparel, electronics, and automotive.
Leung’s appointment is slated to add value to the current operations of Nippon Express. Through Leung’s expertise and experience, greater milestones are expected at the company.