Kinaxia Logistics Hire Simon Hobbs as New Group Chief Executive

27th January 2020

Logistics BusinessKinaxia Logistics Hire Simon Hobbs as New Group Chief Executive

Kinaxia Logistics has appointed Simon Hobbs, an experienced industry figure to the newly-created role of group chief executive. Simon Hobbs has held senior positions with Kuehne + Nagel, CEVA Logistics and DHL.

Kinaxia is a top 15 UK logistics group in the transport and warehouse sector, comprising 13 businesses with 1,800 staff and 920 vehicles. The group, which has its headquarters in Macclesfield, Cheshire, has two million sq ft of warehouse facilities nationwide, offering contract packing, e-fulfilment, returns management and storage services. It has seen significant and continued growth over recent years, with annual revenues now topping £200m.

Kinaxia Group founders Graham Norfolk and Peter Fields said: “In line with our recent growth and increase in scale and complexity, we have reviewed our management structure and created a new role of chief executive. Simon Hobbs has a wealth of customer, operations and commercial experience gained from senior supply chain roles.”

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