Richard MG Davies
Global CIO for Shared Services and the Corporate Centre, Deutsche Post DHL
Richard Davies has been passionate about IT for 35 years. When he was 14 he passed his O’Level in Computing Science using Punch Cards at the local University. He qualified in Electronic Engineering and subsequently progressed from being a BASIC programmer in an MoD Engineering Sub-Contractor to an ERP Programme Director at PWC. After 15 yrs in consulting he moved into the Corporate Environment to lead transformation programmes for IT and Shared Services in the Banking and Logistics Sectors. At DeutschePost-DHL he has fulfilled Business Unit and Regional CIO roles and is now the Global CIO for Shared Services and the Corporate Centre.
DP-DHL employs nearly 500,000 people and is the 4th largest private organisation in the world. With revenues in excess of 75bnEuros, it operates in 220 countries and provides the full range of Postal and Logistics Services including Contract Manufacturing. As the market leader in Logistics it moves nearly 10% of the worlds materials, makes Printers for HP, Doors for Audi and Phones for Nokia & Motorola. It runs the 6th largest airline in the world, has over 150,000 road vehicles and is proud to own the largest hybrid vehicle fleet in the world. Over the last 2 years DP-DHL has reduced its Carbon Footprint by 20%.