Wincanton appoints Stewart Oades as a Director


Wincanton has announced the appointment of Stewart Oades as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the company. He will also be appointed as a member of the company’s audit, nomination and remuneration committees.

Oades is currently a Non-Executive Director of Palmer & Harvey, a wholesale and distribution company, and a Non-Executive Director of MW Brands, a producer and distributor of seafood products. He also held the position of President of the Freight Transport Association from 2009 to 2013.

Oades was a Non-Executive of Clipper Group plc from 2009 to 2011. Prior to then he was Chief Executive of Christian Salvesen, a 3PL now part of Norbert Dentressangle, a post he held from 2005 until 2008. Previously Oades held a number of senior posts at Exel, a supply chain management company now part of DHL, from 1996 to 2005.

Steve Marshall, Chairman of Wincanton said, “I am pleased to welcome Stewart to the Board. Stewart has a deep level of experience of the logistics industry as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the retail environment in the UK which is the single largest industry sector that Wincanton serves.”

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