Wincanton strengthens board with new appointment

Logistics business Wincanton has announced the appointment of John Pattullo OBE as a Non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 November 2023.

John will also be appointed as a member of the Company’s Audit and Nomination Committees. He is currently Senior Independent Director of Redde Northgate plc, the FTSE250 supplier of integrated mobility solutions company, a position he has held since 2019.

He was previously Chair of V Group until December 2020 and has served as Senior Independent Director and Remuneration Committee Chair of Electrocomponents plc (now RS Group plc), Chair of NHS Blood & Transplant, Chair of Marken Logistics and Chair of In Kind Direct, a Prince’s charity.

John was Chief Executive Officer of Ceva Logistics Ltd, between 2007 and 2012. Before that, he worked for Exel plc/DHL where he led the EMEA logistics business and earlier held a number of senior global supply chain appointments with Procter & Gamble.

Sir Martin Read CBE, Chair of Wincanton, commented: “We are very pleased to have secured someone of John’s wide experience in consumer goods and logistics and as a non-executive across a range of other industries. He will be a great asset to the Wincanton Board.”

John Pattullo OBE commented: “I am looking forward to joining Wincanton. The company has an excellent blue-chip client base, a strong balance sheet and numerous exciting growth opportunities.  I believe the business has real promise.”

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