Eddie Stobart has added two new sector directors to its operations team in order to improve its customer service offering. Antony Leighton has been appointed sector director of manufacturing and industrial and bulk and Nick Winder is the Sector director for retail. Leighton joins with 22 years experience in transport and logistics, while Winder has 19 years experience in retail logistics. David Pickering, COO of Eddie Stobart, said: “Both Tony and Nick bring an enormous amount of knowledge and experience […]
Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) has been saved from the threat of administration after shareholders voted to accept a takeover bid by private equity firm DBAY Advisors.
Former Autologic chief executive Avril Palmer-Baunack has been appointed as deputy chief executive of Stobart Group. Palmer-Baunack also joins the board of directors at Stobart, which completed its acquisition of car transporter giant Autologic last month. Former deputy chief executive Richard Butcher becomes chief executive for Stobart’s property business At the same time William Stobart has re-joined the board of directors at the firm after he stepped down in March 2011. Rodney Baker-Bates, non-executive chairman of Stobart, said: ” With […]
Former Eddie Stobart chief Andrew Tinkler has confirmed his intention to bid for Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) just hours after Wincanton withdrew from the fray and is warning that a rival bid from DBAY Advisors is not in the interests of ESL shareholders.