Wincanton strengthens business development team

Wincanton, the largest British third-party logistics (3PL) company, has strengthened its business development team with three new senior appointments.

The firm said that the appointments, which are effective immediately, have been made to drive transformational growth in its core and selected markets.

Martin Dougherty (L), Kate Jones and Andrew Turner

Martin Dougherty is appointed Business Development Director. He has over 30 years’ experience in sales leadership in the logistics industry.

Dougherty’s most recent role was as VP Business Development in DHL Supply Chain where he led their new business growth agenda. He has extensive experience in the deployment of end to end supply solutions with a particularly strong background within inbound to manufacturing.

Kate Jones is appointed Head of Development for Consumer. She has worked across a broad range of sectors including technology, public sector, retail and consumer.

Prior to joining Wincanton, Jones was responsible for defining and leading DHL supply chain’s UK & Ireland network sales team. She was awarded the DHL Employee of the Year award in 2018.

Andrew Turner is appointed Head of Development for Home and eFulfilment. He has worked in transport, logistics and supply chain since 2002.

He joins Wincanton from Yodel where he was Head of New Business Development. Previously Turner worked for XPO Logistics in senior commercial and new business roles, leading multiple new business wins in the retail sector and eCommerce service lines.

Ian Keilty, COO at Wincanton, commented: “We are delighted to have such highly talented professionals join us in strategically important positions. These significant appointments will help us in our mission to deliver sustainable supply chain value to our existing and future customers.”