By Daniel Hunter

Crimson & Co, the UK’s leading independent end-to-end supply chain consultancy, has continued its recruitment drive with the appointment of Jon Gibson as Principal.

Mr Gibson brings a wealth of experience and best practice in logistics to the company.

With over 20 years of experience in the field of logistics, working for companies such as Carlsberg, Shell, River Island and DHL, Mr Gibson has worked on a range of projects, both on a global and local perspective, to improve logistics operations affecting the supply chain as a whole.

He joins Crimson & Co from Shell, where he was part of the leadership team responsible for managing a transportation and storage budget of $1.9bn, across 40 countries. Prior to that, he was Distribution Director and a member of the executive committee at Carlsberg in the UK.

He began his career in supply chain consulting at PwC, where he spent eight years consulting on areas from strategy to implementation on international supply chain and change management issues. Throughout his career, Jon has remained in the logistics field, gaining significant expertise in operational management and continuous improvement. He has led international teams, worked on operating boards, and acted as both a purchaser and provider of third party logistics.

“We are delighted to welcome Jon to the Crimson & Co team,” said Crimson & Co’s Managing Director, Richard Powell. “He brings with him an unrivalled depth of experience in a variety of sectors including retail, fast moving consumer goods and energy. We are forecasting double-digit growth and we’re pleased to be able to bring such an experienced logistics professional with a pragmatic attitude to implementation on board.”

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