mission & vision

Started with two founders and two employees, Marathon Myanmar has 40+people now and growing. The background of key people are cargo transportation, express courier service, urban product distribution, export/import, and trading. The team has both local and international experiences in logistics and transportation field and dedicated to provide the best delivery service in the country.

team background

Paing Thu Htet
Adviser


Paing is a committed and driven business consultant with extensive understanding of business and economic theories and their practical implications. Paing finished his MS in Applied Economics from Johns Hopkins University, USA and his BA in Economics from the University of Iowa, USA. Paing previously worked as a lecturer at O.P Jindal Global University in India, and has closely worked with top academics from Columbia, LSE, Oxford and MIT in economic research projects. Paing is a Myanmar-based research sub-contractor of London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), UK. 


Aung Ko Swe
Executive Director and Co-founder


Aung has seven-year experience in export and import field particularly in agricultural product export and automobile import. Aung has extensive expertise in warehousing, custom clearing, international shipping, cargo transportation and delivery arrangement. ​Aung completed his M.Sc in Computer Science from University of Yangon, and his B.Sc in Computer Science from Yandanarbon University. ​Aung has led and planned IT infrastructures of Marathon Myanmar and provides leadership in IT technology adoption of the company.  Aung is also responsible for the financial operation of Marathon. 

Okkar Phyo
Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder


Okkar is a transportation engineer who has a strong analytical and practical knowledge of postal service, traffic management, highway design, and solving transportation problems. Okkar was educated in the United States, and previously worked as a counterpart of the Ministry of Construction, Myanmar for Arterial Road Network Development Master Plan implemented by KOICA. ​Okkar received his master's degree in Civil Engineering (Transportation) from the City University of New York (City College) and his bachelor's degree in Transportation Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 




Leadership

We believe that the Myanmar needs a good logistics system for the supply chain in order to promote the local economy in the rural areas. Our dream is that the local farmers will be able to buy anything from online and get the item delivered on their door, with the access to the good logistics system and payment system. At the same time, they will be able to sell their local products online by using reliable logistics system and payment system. A good logistics and payment system will give the local SMEs the access to broader markets which leads to higher productivity, competition, job creation and greater consumer choice. The company’s mission is to provide the reliable and affordable delivery solution for local SMEs and retail/online shops to be able to expand their markets nationwide and sell their products to the end customers by reducing middle men and transaction cost.