Senior Management Appointment

03 March 2019
Senior Management Appointment
RNS Number : 6424R
Xpediator PLC
04 March 2019

4 March 2019

XPEDIATOR PLC

(“Xpediator” or “the Company” or “the Group”)

Senior Management Appointment

Jonathan Wright appointed as COO UK LOGISTICS

The board of Xpediator, (AIM: XPD), a leading provider of freight management services across the UK and Europe, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Wright to the Group’s operational board as Chief Operating Officer UK Logistics.

A recognised industry professional, Jonathan has extensive experience of working across the transport and logistics sector. He began in the industry as a graduate management trainee for Securicor Omega Logistics and went on to join Taygroup Ltd in 2002, where he rose to become Managing Director leading an MBO followed by a sale to Bibby Distribution in 2010, at which point Taygroup Ltd was a Top 100 UK transport company generating annual revenues of £23 million.

Subsequently, Jonathan has held a number of consultancy roles across the industry as well as investing in and driving the successful turnaround of CW Logistics Limited. In 2014, Jonathan invested in a start up business within the Xpediator group, Delamode Distribution UK Ltd, for which he has been part-time Commercial Director overseeing significant growth in a short period.

Chief Executive of Xpediator, Stephen Blyth said: “Having worked with Jonathan for the past 5 years, I have seen first-hand the sector knowledge and business development capabilities he brings. So I am delighted he will be leading all our UK logistics activity, as I am confident Jonathan’s drive and skillset will prove highly valuable.”

Commenting on his appointment, Jonathan Wright, said, “Xpediator has doubled in size over the last two years and has clearly set out its stall to continue on a similar trajectory. I am therefore looking forward to working with the teams as the Group develops into one of Europe’s leading industry players.

Enquiries

Xpediator plc

Tel: +44 (0)330 043 2395

Stephen Blyth, Chief Executive Officer

Email: info@xpediator.com

Stuart Howard, Chief Financial Officer

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP (Nominated Advisor & Joint Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3470 0470

Jeff Keating

Caroline Rowe

    

Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Joint Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7894 7000

David Foreman, Michael Boot (Corporate Finance)

Caspar Shand Kydd (Sales)

Novella Communications (Financial Public Relations)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3151 7008

Tim Robertson

Toby Andrews

About Xpediator:

Xpediator is a well-established international provider of freight management services. Established in 1988 by CEO Stephen Blyth today the Group’s International network of offices provides road, sea and air freight services, together with logistics and warehousing in the UK and Romania. The business offers integrated freight management within the supply chain logistics and fulfilment sector, through their three main areas: freight forwarding, logistics & warehousing and transport services. With headquarters in Braintree, Essex and country offices in nine CEE countries across 38 sites, the Group currently employs 938 people and was successfully listed on London’s AIM market in August 2017.

For more information, please visit: www.xpediator.com.

Alternatively, do follow us on Twitter at @Xpediator or find us on LinkedIn at Xpediator Plc.

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