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London Gateway’s Peter Ward to lead warehousemen

[ January 6, 2015   //   ]

London Gateway commercial director and head of cargo supply chain Peter Ward is moving to a new job as CEO of the UK Warehousing Association. Current UKWA CEO Roger Williams, is to hand over his current role in mid- January 2015. Ward’s 30-year career includes a spell as director Europe of P&O Nedlloyd Logistics, and MD of Wincanton Group’s International Supply Chain division.

 He joined DP World London Gateway in April 2011, making a significant contribution to the development of the new deep water container terminal and Europe’s largest logistics park.

He brings practical experience of international process design and network optimisation, including designing and implementing complex supply chain solutions in different logistics and client organisations worldwide.

UKWA chairman Tony Mohan, commented:“He is a man of considerable logistics experience gained in a variety of disciplines, and will greatly enhance the UKWA team. He joins UKWA during a period of fundamental change, and we look forward to the benefit of his extensive capabilities.”