About Dwain McDonald, Former DPD UK CEO
Dwain McDonald joined delivery company DPD UK (formerly Parceline) in 1988 as a 22-year-old sales executive, working his way up to become CEO in 2008.
An innovative and passionate business leader, he is the driving force behind the company’s phenomenal transformation in the last 12 years from a middle of the pack B2B carrier to undisputed Number 1 in the home delivery market. The company has doubled in size since 2013 – notching up annual sales of £1.9bn in 2020, and it is aiming to hit £2.4bn turnover by 2025– DPD is now the ‘go-to’ carrier for high profile retailers who value a flexible and personalised doorstep experience.
DPD now has over 22,000 people, operating more than 8,000 vehicles from 84 depots and delivering nearly 300 million parcels a year.
Dwain’s vision and passion for bleeding-edge innovation have brought to life a series of market-disrupting firsts, including: