Leigh Pomlett, executive director, Ceva Group, has become president of the Freight Transport Association, taking over from Yusen’s Ian Vietch who is stepping down after completing his three-year term.
Pomlett joined the then government-owned National Freight Consortium as a management trainee going to develop his career with BRS, Exel and DHL Supply Chain. He joined Ceva Group in September 2009 and took on his current role of executive director in January 2015, and works on a number of projects and initiatives around the world, including the mentoring of a number of managers within CEVA.
He said: “I am both delighted and honoured to take over the presidency from Ian. I am really looking forward to getting started. This is an exciting and demanding time for our industry and for the FTA and its members.”