Wincanton has appointed a new chief executive after the decision by its current CEO Adrian Colman to retire. Colman will be replaced by James Wroath, currently chief operating officer, North America, for Lufthansa subsidiary LSG Sky Chefs. Wincanton said Colman, who has held the post of CEO for the past six years, will step down from its board in October. In a statement announcing Wroath’s appointment Wincanton said it followed a comprehensive search process undertaken by the board’s nomination committee […]
The Co-operative Group plans to close its Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, distribution centre later this year in a bid to improve efficiency and make its transport activities more cost-effective.
Wincanton has warned of “trading profit headwinds” that it experienced in April, May and June, but expects pre-tax profit to remain inline with expectations.
Former FTA president and ex-Christian Salvesen chief executive Stewart Oades has been appointed as a non-executive director at Wincanton.