The Canute Group has appointed a new operations director, Gary Sharp, with a remit to make the transport and warehousing divisions of the business more efficient. Sharp, who previously worked as divisional director at Bibby Distribution, will initially focus on creating greater financial awareness and ownership of budgets throughout Canute’s 12 regional warehouses. He will also highlight the importance of profit and loss forecasting to individual managers. “One of the first suggestions I made upon appointment was to pencil in […]
Former Bibby Distribution head of business development, David Hutchings, has been appointed to the newly created role of head of business development at Gloucestershire-based CM Downton. Downton, which won the Motor Transport Haulier of the Year Award in June and has doubled its turnover in the last three years, says Hutchings will be key to achieving its targets for further growth. Prior to joining Bibby, Hutchings held senior business development roles at Wincanton and Christian Salvesen.
Canute Group has confirmed that its operations director Gary Sharp has retired.