Neil Ashworth appointed to newly created role on board of Kinaxia Logistics
Kinaxia Logistics has appointed leading industry figure Neil Ashworth to its board to support the development and roll-out of its digitalisation strategy.Neil has more than 25 years' board level experience in the logistics, supply chain, retail and e-commerce industries, with a track record of helping companies and organisations remain at the forefront of market innovation and transform their operations into the digital era. He is a former chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and in a recent role was the director of delivery channels for the Department of Health and Social Care's Covid-19 testing programme across the UK.
Before that post he was chief strategy officer and chief commercial officer at Yodel Delivery Network and chief executive of Collect+. He previously also held senior roles at companies including Tesco and Woolworths. Currently Neil is non-executive chairman of private equity-backed e-commerce fulfilment specialist Selazar, a non-executive director of global healthcare supplies business 2San Global and an adviser to product data technology business IVIS Group.
Kinaxia chief executive Simon Hobbs said: "Neil brings a great deal of experience to our board, both from a supply chain and retail perspective, and will help us refine and implement the digitalisation of the business. "I look forward to working closely with Neil and benefiting from his proven expertise."
Neil said: "I am delighted to be joining the team at Kinaxia Logistics as they build on their already impressive journey to create a leading force in the UK logistics market."