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Norbert Dentressangle (ND) has promoted former change director John Williams to the role of director of its shared user business unit.

Williams, who has worked in the past for Keystone Distribution, Random House Group and Christian Salvesen joined ND less than a year ago.

He takes on responsibility for a portfolio of 10-shared user warehouses totalling 2.5 million ft².

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The network includes the Perishables Handling Centre at Heathrow Airport, which ND says is Europe’s largest chilled airfreight handling centre, as well as a 120 acre site at West Hallam, near Ilkeston, comprising 106 individual warehouse units.

Williams will be conducting a strategic review of all shared warehouse and transport operations to ensure the firm’s facilities continue to meet the needs of its customers, said the company.