Logistics and supply chain specialists Suttons Group has named Graeme McFaull as chairman with effect from 4th January 2016. Graeme will take over the role following the untimely death of the former longstanding Chairman, Michael Sutton, in May 2015.
John Sutton, Suttons Group CEO said:
The Group Board is unanimously agreed that Graeme McFaull is an ideal candidate to chair Suttons at this exciting stage in the companys history. Graemes leadership abilities, coupled with his significant board experience and knowledge of our dynamic industry will be invaluable to the ambitious, competitive, global group that Suttons has become.
Graeme has significant experience in the management and chairmanship of logistics and supply chain businesses. He understands the competitiveness of our industry and also has a strong empathy with our culture and commitment to serving our customers. We are delighted that he will be joining us.
Formerly, Graeme was chief executive of European logistics company, Wincanton Plc, where he was instrumental in securing their position as a major force in European logistics. Graeme is currently involved as a non-executive with a UK construction group and as Chairman of a logistics real estate investment company. He is a Chartered Management Accountant and spent his early career in senior finance roles with PepsiCo and Cargill.