18) Alex Laffey Title: Chief executive officer, Eddie Stobart Logistics In April 2014 Stobart Group disposed of 51% of its 100% shareholding of the Stobart road transport business to Douglasbay Capital (Dbay) – the former owners of TDG – for £280.8m. At the time William Stobart was the chief executive, but a year after the deal he stepped up to the role of executive chairman, leaving some very high-profile and big boots to fill. Thankfully Alex Laffey, formerly UK distribution […]
15) David Wells Title: Chief executive, FTA Wells succeeded Theo de Pencier as chief executive of the FTA at the beginning of May. It’s unusual that the chief executives of both associations are starting their period in office at similar junctions, which makes it hard not to make comparisons with the RHA’s Richard Burnett.
Hervé Montjotin has been named as the new chief executive officer at French logistics group Norbert Dentressangle, following the resignation of François Bertreau. In addition to his new role, Montjotin retains his previous responsibilities as head of the group’s transport division. Montjotin has worked for Norbert Dentressangle since 1995, when he joined as human resources director . He was appointed MD in charge of organisation and human resources in 2001, before becoming head of the transport division in 2005. Group […]
DHL Supply Chain has signed a ‘joint business development plan’ agreement with Unilever, as part of the latter’s strategy to work more closely with key suppliers. Both companies have pledged to carry out a number of collaborative initiatives, including: increasing speed to market and efficiency; cost reduction and sustainable practices; and seeking ways to slash CO² and reduce logistics operation waste. Pier Luigi Sigismondi, chief supply chain officer, Unilever, says: “It is essential that we work closely together with our […]