GV Group (Gate Ventures), which owns several brands offering logistics services within the foodservice sector, has appointed Darren Weeks as its group business director. The group owns Gate Ventures Food Transport, Foodmove and Repco, firms that provide food transport and logistics services for wholesalers, caterers and retailers. Weeks has joined the group from foodservice firm Compass, where he was director of operations at ESS Defence and most recently head of operations for education sector caterer Chartwells. He will be responsible […]
Julian Maturi, the MD of Palletways when it was sold to its current owner James Wilson in 2004, has returned to the business as an executive director.
Pall-Ex Group has taken on an MD to oversee its Polish operations as it ramps up its drive into Europe.
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 […]