Tuesday 23rd Oct 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Berrow becomes Translift MD

Paul Berrow has become managing director of Translift, the company behind the Bendi forklift truck, as part of a management transition process following the acquisition of the business by a combination of existing management and a private equity investor.

Paul Graham joins Gramercy Europe

Paul Graham, the former EMEA head of Real Estate at DHL, has become non-executive chairman of Gramercy Europe, the property investment fund manager, following the buyout of the business from the Blackstone Group.

New supply chain chief for Bombardier

Plane and train maker Bombardier has appointed Sam Abdelmalek chief transformation and supply chain officer with responsibility for the continued transformation of the company’s operations and lead the company’s supply chain activities to reduce costs and improve efficiency and quality.

New finance chief for CEVA

CEVA Logistics has appointed Serge Corbel as new chief financial officer, in succession to Peter Waller who is leaving to pursue opportunities outside the company. 

New owners for Forth Ports

Canada’s Public Sector Pension Investment Board is to buy out its fellow shareholder in Forth Ports Ltd, Arcus European Infrastructure Fund. After completion of the deal it plans to partner with other long term investors in the business.

Amazon to raise minimum wages

Amazon is to raise the minimum wage it pays all its employees, including full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal, to £10.50 for the London area and £9.50 for the rest of the UK.

Clugston appoints Heath and Fairhurst

Clugston Distribution has appointed Anthony Heath joined commercial manager, while Kevin Fairhurst has become global solutions manager.

Healy becomes COO for FedEx in Europe

Sean Healy has been appointed regional chief operating officer for FedEx Express Europe. He takes over from Michael Holt who is set to retire by the end of September 2018.