Abbey Logistics Group has continued its recent hiring spree, with the appointment of former XPO man David Thomas as chief financial officer (CFO). Thomas was finance director for XPO’s UK supply chain business. He will sit on the Abbey group board and will oversee the finance, corporate development, risk and commercial legal functions. He will play his part in helping Abbey achieve its 2020 ambition of becoming the UK’s leading bulk liquid and powder transport company, the company said. Steve […]
Tesco distribution director Alex Laffey is to take over as the new chief executive of Eddie Stobart Logistics.
Last month MT exclusively revealed that Yodel chief executive Jonathan Smith is to leave the parcels firm after two years in charge of the combined DHL Express Domestic UK and HDNL (not to mention 18 months in charge of the DHL business alone). Smith’s CV shows more than 20 years’ experience in parcels, including a spell as chief executive of City Link – before its problematic take-over of Target Express – and a regional director role at British Rail’s parcels […]
Bibby Distribution has appointed Paul Kavanagh as its chief operating officer. Kavanagh was MD of Peel Ports Group’s Medway division. He has also held senior positions at NYK Logistics, Christian Salvesen and P&O Ferrymasters. Iain Speak, chief executive of Bibby, says: “With full responsibility for the company’s UK operations, Paul’s primary focus will be to build upon recent successes and facilitate business growth via existing and new customers.” Last month Bibby revealed it had won a contract with Morrisons to […]