ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH, 12 June 2008 - CEVA Logistics, a leading global supply chain management company, announces that Nick Cullen has joined the company as its new Managing Director of CEVA Contract Logistics UK and Ireland.
Prior to joining CEVA, Nick Cullen was the Chief Business Development Officer, EMEA within the DHL Supply Chain organisation. Previously he worked for several years with Gap Inc, in San Francisco where he was Chief Supply Chain Officer during the transformation of this $16 Billion revenue fashion company. He joined Gap after a career with Diageo plc, where he held several senior UK based positions and ultimately President, North America Supply Chain of this beer, wine and spirits company located in the USA. Prior to this he worked for Courage, Heinz and Mars.
"I am delighted to join CEVA Logistics and I look forward to leading our experienced UK team. CEVA's global revenue growth during the second half of 2007 came partly from cross-selling between our core businesses of Logistics and Freight Management. We will continue to focus on these opportunities with our existing and new customers to deliver logistics excellence .Our target is to develop existing and new business opportunities in order for our UK business to reach its true growth potential," says Nick Cullen.
Bruno Sidler, Chief Operating Officer, CEVA, says: "We are delighted to welcome Nick to the team. CEVA's vision is based on three strategic imperatives - Excellence, Growth, and Unity. These are the steps the company must take to reach its destination: to become by 2010 the most admired company in the supply chain industry with revenues of €10 billion. I have every confidence that under Nick's leadership, CEVA Logistics UK and Ireland will play a major role in the success of our global business."
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