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Blue Dart reappoints Balfour Manuel as Managing Director for another term of five years

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Blue Dart Express Limited has announced the reappointment of Balfour Manuel as Managing Director for another term of 5 years with effect from 16th May 2022. The shareholders of the Company approved his re-appointment at the recently held Annual General Meeting. 

Associated with the organization since its initial days in 1983 Balfour Manuel has been instrumental in the success of Blue Dart. He has played a key role in focusing its ‘People Centric’ philosophy. ‘Customer Focus’ remains a key priority led by a ‘Customer Centric Culture’ which makes Blue Dart a ‘Provider of Choice’, ‘Investment of Choice’, and an ‘Employer of Choice. He is responsible for the organization’s market-differentiating capabilities which include an extensive ground network as well as a robust air network supported by the organization’s own fleet of aircraft and an extensive reach of over 55,000 locations across the nation. 

Despite the VUCA environment, under Balfour’s leadership, we are elated to see the robust growth that Blue Dart has achieved in the last four years. His extensive knowledge and all-around experience in the logistics sector have enabled the organization to surpass emerging challenges and remain a leader in the logistics space. We are optimistic that, in the ensuing years, will be more rewarding and Blue Dart will continue to deliver excellent results year over year.

~ Sharad Upasani, Chairman, Blue Dart

The next five years are going to be challenging and I am grateful to have this opportunity to set new benchmarks. Like always, we will persistently focus on overall sustainable growth and expansion and remain the nation’s trade facilitator and a deeply customer-centric brand, offering a wide range of logistics solutions that cater to our customer’s needs. With a keen focus on technology & digitalization, infrastructure, strengthening of our aircraft fleet, our brand, and ‘people connect’, we will continue to remain a Provider of Choice, consistently working towards the group’s credo, ‘Connecting People, Improving Lives.”

~ Balfour Manuel, Managing Director, Blue Dart 

Blue Dart has also strengthened its present Board composition with the induction of Prakash Apte and Padmini Khare Kaicker as Independent Directors of the company for a term of 5 years, effective from 28th July 2022

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