Tag: appointment

Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council announce new appointment for 2017

The Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), a body dedicated to the promotion of trade and investment in the Commonwealth, has announced the appointment of Mr Richard Burge as its new Chief Executive. Burge, who is due to take up his post at CWEIC in the spring of 2017, currently heads up Wilton Park, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s agency for dialogue on international policy. In addition, he acts

BSRIA welcomes new Northern Powerhouse Minister post-Brexit

BSRIA has welcomed Andrew Percy MP as the new Northern Powerhouse Minister, as announced by Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Theresa May. The role sits with the Department for Communities and Local Government. June Davis, Business Manager for the North of England, BSRIA, said: “It is good to see the new Prime Minister honour this important role which focusses on the ‘northern powerhouse.’ With the recent Brexit announcement and political

European Shippers Council chairman Denis Choumert joins TIACA board of directors

  Denis Choumert, Chairman of the European Shippers’ Council (ESC), has been appointed to The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) Board of Directors. Choumert has held high-level operational roles in engineering and project management, as well as procurement, transport and logistics with both the Technip and Italcementi Groups in a career spanning over two decades. He was appointed ESC Chairman in 2012 and holds director level appointments on several other


TDSi’s Managing Director awarded at 2016 Chairman's Award

John Davies, Managing Director of Integrated Security Manufacturer TDSi, has been awarded the 2016 Chairman’s Award for Contribution to Exporting during the BSIA’s Annual Luncheon, which was held at the London Hilton, Park Lane. The award recognises his contribution to promoting UK export initiatives within the security sector, as Chairman of the BSIA Export Council. Commenting on the award following its presentation, John said, “I am highly honoured to receive this special award

BSRIA welcomes the new Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

BSRIA has welcomed The Rt Hon Greg Clark, Secretary of State for a newly-created ministry for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, announced by the new Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Theresa May. Julia Evans (pictured), Chief Executive, BSRIA, said: “This is inspired thinking from the Prime Minister to marry the worlds of business, energy and industrial strategy. With the recent Brexit announcement and political turmoil – we need to know

BPL Global boosts Singapore team with hire from Standard Chartered

Leading credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker BPL Global has hired Cindy Gunawan as part of its ongoing expansion in the Asia-Pacific region. Gunawan was previously a senior associate at Standard Chartered, specialising in trade finance distribution. She joins BPL Global as a broker, reporting to Peter Gilbert, Chief Executive of the company’s Singapore subsidiary. Gilbert comments: “We are delighted to announce Cindy’s appointment as we continue to develop

John Carrol to lead relaunched UK trade and investment policy by ICC

John Carrol (pictured), Head of Product Management and International Business, Santander UK Corporate & Commercial, has joined the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) to relaunch and lead its new UK Trade and Investment Policy programme. ICC provides a critical voice for business at a global level to champion free trade and provide the rules that govern international business. John Carroll has joined the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in the

New sales director appointed by Malcolm West Forklifts

“Malcolm West Forklifts is an award-winning family-run business,” said Managing Director Nick West, “and Emslie embodies our belief in loyalty and good service. Her appointment is well deserved and recognises her value to this company.” For two decades Emslie (pictured) has served the Humber region and her professionalism, honesty and commitment to service reflects the values and principles of Malcolm West Forklifts. These qualities have also earned her many loyal

DB Cargo UK welcomes new sales colleagues to support development in growing sectors

DB Cargo UK has introduced three new members to its Sales Team as it continues to expand its offerings to growing markets. The rail freight operator welcomed Kathryn Oldale as Bid Manager and Rob Brewster and Phil McKennell as Account Managers for Intermodal. Kathryn joins the company from Johnson & Johnson Ltd, where she was Bid Manager for three years. She will lead DB Cargo UK’s bid management process and

AirBridgeCargo Airlines sets Co-Chairman in BARIG Cargo Committee

Ivan Santoro, Regional Operations & Ground Handling Director EMEA at AirBridgeCargo Airlines, was appointed as Co-Chairman alongside Michael Hoppe for the direction of BARIG’s Cargo Committee. Santoro is regarded as air cargo expert with long-term experience. He worked for several forwarding agents and was employed by British Airways before he switched to AirBridgeCargo Airlines in 2006. “I am glad that Ivan Santoro is now co-responsible for the leadership of this