Former Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles MD Ian Jones has become a non-executive director at Stroud, Gloucestershire-based family-owned distribution firm Howard Tenens. Howard Tenens chairman and chief executive, Peter Morris, said: “Ian’s breadth of experience in the global commercial vehicle industry will add significant value to Howard Tenens.” Jones said he was “delighted” to be taking on the new role with Howard Tenens. “They have demonstrated that they are at the leading edge of many aspects of the changing world of transport […]
Newly-formed Howard Tenens Logistics generated £36.4m in turnover in its first six months of trading, following a restructure of the group that saw it hiving off its property and distribution divisions.
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