Yusen Logistics has appointed Kevin Appleton as UK managing director replacing Ian Veitch, who moved to head up its entire operations across Europe. As announced via its Twitter feed, Appleton will take up the role from 14 April and most recently was divisional chairman at Travis Perkins. He has spent his entire career in logistics, starting at Royal Mail, and working for names such as NFC, Caliber Logistics and Boston Consulting Group. He also served as chief executive of Lavendon […]
Ian Veitch, currently MD of Yusen Logistics UK, is to head up its entire operations across Europe from April.
Kevin Appleton became UK managing director at Yusen Logistics back in April 2014 replacing Ian Veitch, who moved to become the first non-Japanese national to head up Yusen’s entire operations across Europe. Appleton’s credentials are rock solid too. He has spent the bulk of his career in or around logistics but has a wealth of experience from across the business world and isn’t shy in putting forward an opinion. Now he has had nearly a year to get his feet […]