Steve Agg is to retire as chief executive of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport at the end of December.
He has headed the institute for almost ten years, after joining from the Freight Transport Association, where he had been managing director of professional business activities including training, auditing, consultancy, and other related services.
Agg started his career as a vehicle engineering apprentice in the transport industry 1979. He joined Lowfield Distribution in 1979. Experience in the manufacturing sector followed with logistics roles in Jacob’s Biscuits (Nabisco), and he was responsible for the outsourcing of the operation to a third party logistics company.
He became distribution director for Danone (UK) with responsibility for biscuits, bottled water and HP Foods, and then spent five years as logistics director of its fast growing bottled water business for the UK and Ireland.
The institute said that the process to choose a successor is underway and it hopes to announce an appointment by the autumn.