Professor Richard Wilding has become chairman of The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK, taking over from Neil Ashworth who has held the post for the past five years.
Wilding has been a member of the Institute since 1992 and a board member since 2011. He is also chair in Supply Chain Strategy at the Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Cranfield School of Management UK.
He joined Cranfield School of Management in 1998 and works with European and International companies on Logistics and Supply Chain projects in all sectors. He was made OBE in 2013 for services to business.
He said: “During my term I want to guide the Institute through its change in leadership and to meet and engage with as many members as possible to ensure that I represent their needs at both board and executive level within CILT.”