SENIOR APPOINTMENT DRIVES DEVELOPMENT FOR BIBBY


20 June 2013

Duncan Eyre, 41, has joined Bibby Distribution in the newly created role of Development Director. He will be responsible for expanding Bibby’s existing customer relationships and pro-actively developing new opportunities for growth.

Eyre will lead the business development and marketing teams within Bibby Distribution and take overall responsibility for account development, reporting directly to Paul Kavanagh, Chief Operating Officer.

“I’m looking forward to contributing to the success of the business; Bibby has a great reputation in the marketplace and well-established customer relationships. I’m aiming to build on this strong base and shape the future strategy, product offering and account management process. I’m excited to be joining an organisation with a strong track record, and ambitious plans for growth,” says Eyre.

Formerly Commercial Director at Norbert Dentressangle Transport Services, Eyre brings with him more than 20 years’ experience in the logistics sector. This includes an in-depth knowledge of the food, grocery and automotive sectors, with his career including six years at Exel Logistics plus two years at Whitbread Food Logistics.

“I am delighted that Duncan has joined the team,” says Kavanagh. “He has an ideal mix of commercial and operational skills and it’s this combination that will help to drive our development activities going forward. I am confident Duncan will become a key asset to the business.”

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Notes to editors:

As one of the top ten logistics providers in the UK, Bibby Distribution exists to enable other companies to drive value from their supply chain activities. The company specialises in providing contract logistics, warehousing, distribution, systems integration and added value services to a wide range of customers.

Bibby Distribution operates from 90 locations across the UK, employs 2,500 people and manages 2million ft² of warehousing space.

The majority of Bibby Distribution’s business is based on long-term partnerships. Its diverse capability also means it can share best practice across the various industry sectors it operates in, from Automotive to FMCG.

The company is part of the £1.4bn-turnover Liverpool-based Bibby Line Group, a 200 year old family owned business-to-business services specialist. It is involved in ship-owning and operation, shallow water accommodation, offshore oil and gas services, contract logistics, financial services, memorial parks, employment law, health & safety advisory services, specialist plant & equipment hire and retail.

Bibby Distribution, Head office, 105 Duke Street, Liverpool, L1 5JQ.

www.bibbydist.co.uk
www.bibbygroup.co.uk

Further press information:

James Keeler or Alex Wright at Garnett Keeler PR on 020 8647 4467.

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As one of the top ten logistics providers in the UK, Bibby Distribution exists to enable other companies to drive value from their supply chain activities. The company specialises in providing contract logistics, warehousing, distribution, systems integration and added value services to a wide range of customers. Bibby Distribution operates from 90 locations across the UK, employs 2,500 people and manages 2million ft² of warehousing space. The majority of Bibby Distribution’s business is based on long-term partnerships. Its diverse capability also means it can share best practice across the various industry sectors it operates in, from Automotive to FMCG. The company is part of the £1.4bn-turnover Liverpool-based Bibby Line Group, a 200 year old family owned business-to-business services specialist. It is involved in ship-owning and operation, shallow water accommodation, offshore oil and gas services, contract logistics, financial services, memorial parks, employment law, health & safety advisory services, specialist plant & equipment hire and retail. www.bibbydist.co.ukwww.bibbygroup.co.uk