– UK, Braintree – Xpediator PLC (AIM: XPD), a leading provider of freight management services across the UK and Europe, today announced the appointment of Robert (“Rob”) James Riddleston as a non-executive director of the Company with effect from 1 July 2018.
Rob joins the Company as an experienced corporate banker with extensive experience of the logistics sector and corporate banking through his career at Barclays. In 2005, he became head of Barclays’ Transport & Logistics division, in charge of managing corporate clients across the sector in the UK and leading industry sector strategy. As well as being an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), Rob is also a Fellow of the Institute of Logistics & Transport (FCILT), has authored Barclays’ Logistics Confidence index since 2012 and is a frequent guest speaker and judge at logistics sector conferences and awards ceremonies.
Chief Executive of Xpediator, Stephen Blyth said, “I am very pleased to welcome Rob to the Company. He is a well- known industry figure, with extensive connections across the sector which together with his banking expertise, makes him a significant addition to our Board. We are all looking forward to working closely together.”
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Riddleston said, “This is an exciting time to be joining Xpediator, as the Company looks to build on the significant progress made since joining the AIM market in August last year and I look forward to contributing towards the future growth of the business in the years to come.”
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 31 sites, the Group currently employs over 700 people and was successfully admitted to London’s AIM market in August 2017.
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