Northampton, United Kingdom
Bis Henderson Recruitment
, the specialist supply chain and logistics recruitment consultancy within the Bis Henderson Group, has appointed high-profile supply chain practitioner Alison Kirkpatrick as executive search consultant.
With over 29 years' experience in the sector, mostly at director level, Kirkpatrick brings a wealth of knowledge to Bis Henderson's expanding recruitment business. Previous positions have included: director supply chain and customer operations director at Baxter International; logistics director, Buck & Hickman; supply chain director, Golden West Foods and general manager, Exel.
Andy Kaye, CEO of Bis Henderson Group, says: "We're delighted to welcome Alison to our expanding executive search business. Having known Alison for many years, I'm confident that her in-depth understanding of what it takes to run a successful supply chain will prove to be invaluable in matching candidates to the strategic objectives of our clients."
London, United Kingdom
The United Kingdom Warehousing Association
(UKWA) has appointed Nicola Ridges-Jones, managing director of MS Holdings (South) Ltd, as the association's new chair. Ridges-Jones succeeds Stobart Aviation's Graeme Undy, who had served in the role since 2016.
"These are very exciting times and I'm delighted to be taking on responsibility for leading UKWA," she says. "I look forward to taking the association forward and keeping my finger on the pulse in this fast-changing sector."
UKWA CEO Peter Ward says Ridges-Jones brings passion and experience to her new role and he is sure that she will make a strong contribution to UKWA over the next two years.