Monday 24th Oct 2016 - Logistics Manager

New top team for TDG as Garman leaves

TDG chief executive David Garman is leaving following the takeover by LIT, the vehicle created by hedge fund Laxey Partners. Jeffrey Hume, the chief financial officer is also leaving the group.

Mike Branigan takes over as chief executive of TDG Contract Logistics while Graeme Rooney becomes chief executive of TDG Chemicals. Geoff Thomas is the new CFO of TDG.

Alex Paiusco, the chief executive of LIT, said: “The current economic climate poses both challenges and opportunities. TDG’s ability to provide services and expertise that help customers in a difficult environment to achieve their targets will be much in demand. We are convinced that TDG under the leadership of Mike and Graeme will be able to take advantage of such opportunities and we are very enthusiastic about the future of the company. TDG has the full backing and strong financial support of LIT plc and is now well placed in the current market environment.”