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SBS Worldwide makes Hubbard director

Freight forwarder SBS Worldwide has appointed Gary Hubbard group business development director. He moves from Geodis Calberson where he was UK logistics director.

Hubbard has also worked for DHL, Damco, GeoPost UK and Norbert Dentressangle.

He is now responsible for delivering SBS’s strategic business plan across the operating sites in North America, China, the UK and the emerging economies. His role will focus on supporting SBS’s entry into new countries and industry verticals as well as promoting the new supply chain consulting arm of SBS, called Virtualized Logistics.

Wilks promoted at Palletways

Palletways has made Sacha Wilks general manager for Palletways London. 

Wilks has 12 years’ experience of the logistics sector, and joined Palletways in 2006.

In the new position Wilks will lead the operations, sales and customer service teams to drive further business growth and develop the skills of staff.

Heath becomes Clugston general manager

David Heath has been appointed general manager at Clugston Distribution Services, the logistics arm of privately owned Clugston Group.

He will develop new business opportunities and consolidate and strengthen the company’s existing revenue streams.

Oliver Wight hires Ducie and Gray

Oliver Wight has taken on Paul Ducie from BP and Mike Gray from Georgia-Pacific as consultants.

Ducie has held a number of senior regional and global roles in sales, marketing & technology, finance and business leadership.  He has  experience across B2B and B2B2C sectors, including industrial, marine, energy and aviation. 

Gray has almost thirty years manufacturing experience in operational supply chain and consultancy roles, working for a number of food, FMCG and engineering companies. He was most recently an interim manager, supporting changes and improving master scheduling in a range of industries.

Swissport hires Hermann

Aviation services firm Swissport International, has hired Roman Hermann as its executive vice president for business development effective 1st October, 2011.

Hermann joins Swissport from ABB Asea Brown Boveri, where he has been managing mergers & acquisitions projects since more than three years.  Prior to that he was head of valuations at KPMG Switzerland.


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