Palletways CEO James Wilson to retire in July; Luis Zubialde to take over

James Wilson, Palletways

James Wilson, the man behind the transformation of Palletways into the UK’s largest pallet network, is to retire. After two decades with TNT, Palletways CEO Wilson (pictured, main) bought the business with backing from Phoenix Equity Partners in 2004. Originally established by Andy Hibbert and Steve Aston in 1996, the deal provided an exit for then owner 3i and saw Julian Maturi hand over the reins. Maturi subsequently returned to the network for a second stint, ultimately as executive chairman, […]