Thomas BaldryThomas Baldry (57) has been with Deutsche Post DHL since 1995, the year when the former state enterprise was legally transformed into a joint-stock corporation. He started as Direct Marketing Manager in the newly formed Marketing and Sales department. Thomas currently serves as Senior Vice President Product Management Import & International Relations within the Post & Parcel Germany Division. Between 1996 to 1998 he advised the Corporate Board Member for Marketing and Sales Mail. Two years later Thomas became Director of New Businesses Mail, where he successfully established interfaces between the Head Office, core mail business and new business ventures as well as managing newly acquired companies specialized in value-adding services. In 2000 he then joined the International Division of Deutsche Post where over the years he has had varying assignments and responsibilities. Prior to his postal experience, Thomas was a scientific researcher at the 'Wissenschaftliches Institut fuer Kommunikationsdienste' (WIK), a scientific institute providing research and consulting in the field of communication services, and he spent some time working in Marketing and Sales with Siemens Corporation, USA. In 1994, Thomas received his Master in Economics from Bonn University. From 1989 to 1990, he studied Economics & Economic History at the City University Manchester, Great Britain.