William Stobart has stepped down as a director of the business that bears his surname ahead of its float on the stock exchange on the 25 April. William Stobart is one of four directors to step down at Eddie Stobart Logistics, alongside Ian Duncan, Saki Riffner, and Ben Whawell. Four new directors have been appointed, including chief executive Alex Laffey, chief financial officer Damien Harte and Philip Swatman as an independent non-executive chairman. Stephen Harley has been appointed as a […]
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]
Argos is facing a union dispute after revealing it intends to transfer nearly 100 of its drivers to Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Former Autologic chief executive Avril Palmer-Baunack has been appointed as deputy chief executive of Stobart Group. Palmer-Baunack also joins the board of directors at Stobart, which completed its acquisition of car transporter giant Autologic last month. Former deputy chief executive Richard Butcher becomes chief executive for Stobart’s property business At the same time William Stobart has re-joined the board of directors at the firm after he stepped down in March 2011. Rodney Baker-Bates, non-executive chairman of Stobart, said: ” With […]