Yves Delmas has been appointed CEO of GeoPost/DPDgroup and executive vice president of La Poste group.
Delmas has a 30-year track record within La Poste group, having held multiple management positions within the company’s parcel and express subsidiaries, including at Chronopost and Jet Worldwide. He was also managing director, vice president and then president of SEUR, GeoPost’s subsidiary in Spain. He became managing director Europe of GeoPost/DPDgroup in May 2016.
Delmas stepped up as interim CEO of GeoPost/DPDgroup following the tragic death of Boris Winkelmann in December 2021. Going forward, Delmas will be responsible for further deploying the company’s ‘Together & Beyond 2025’ strategy.
Philippe Wahl, chairman and CEO of La Poste group and chairman of the board of directors of GeoPost, said, “Yves Delmas has made a significant contribution to the development of GeoPost which has grown into the largest parcel delivery network in Europe. Under his leadership, GeoPost will consolidate its acceleration and development in strategic sectors, while continuing its international expansion.”
Commenting on his appointment, Delmas said, “Thanks to our DNA that draws its strength from our people, our sustainable model and our entrepreneurial spirit, we are now prepared to amplify our development and accelerate the rollout of our strategic plan. This will be our guiding principle to meet the challenges and opportunities of our market.”