Unipart Logistics has appointed Sharon Thomas managing director of Unipart Consumer Logistics. She joins from Woolworths where she was director of supply chain.
Unipart Consumer Logistics focuses on high street retailers and clients include Homebase, and Halfords.
Thomas began her career with Marks and Spencer before spells with Storehouse and Tibbett & Britten. She was also part of the start-up team at Ocado, where she was responsible for the set-up and initial operations.
Frank Burns, managing director of Unipart Logistics said: “When we commenced the search for this role we were clear that a supply chain expert who intimately understood the workings of the global retail supply chain and fitted perfectly with our approach to business was our ideal. After an intensive six-month search we are delighted to announce to our business and wider stakeholders that we have found that person.”