Ken Allen


  • Born in 1955
  • Member since Feb. 2009
  • Appointed until July 2022

Department EXPRESS

Business Units:
The EXPRESS Division is not subdivided into business units, but in the regions Europe, Americas, Asia Pacific and MEA (Middle East and Africa).

Further Functions:
Customer Solutions & Innovation

Curriculum Vitae


  • 1971: 11 GCE 'O'-levels, 'A' level in accounting
  • 1982: Chartered Certified Accountant (F. C. C. A.)

Career development

  • 1972-1982: Various UK manufacturing companies
  • 1982-1985: International Catering & Hotel Company
  • 1985: Entry into DHL Express
  • 1985-2004: Various responsibilities at DHL Express Middle East
  • 2004-2006: Deutsche Post AG - President DHL Express Canada
  • 2006: Deutsche Post AG - CEO DHL Express EEMEA
  • 2008: Deutsche Post AG - CEO DHL Express USA
  • 2009: Deutsche Post AG - Member of the Board of Management

Mandates Ken Allen

Membership of supervisory boards required by law:
currently no mandates
Membership of comparable bodies:
DHL-Sinotrans International Air Courier Ltd1, China (Board of Directors)
1) Group mandate