Stewart Oades has moved from his position as group chief executive of Christian Salvesen Plc to become chairman of the Board of Directors at Wesupply – the on demand supply chain management company.
Oades held the position of group chief executive at Christian Salvesen since May 2005, and led the sale of the business to Norbert Dentressangle in December 2007. Prior to this, he was a member of the Executive Board at Exel Plc and had responsibility for retail, consumer and industrial services across EMEA. He is a non-executive director of GS1, a not-for-profit organisation which promotes the efficient use of electronic standards in the supply chain, and a director of the Freight Transport Association.
‘Wesupply is experiencing strong growth across the UK, Continental Europe and the US and Stewart joins us at this exciting time in our development. His wealth of business experience will be invaluable as we develop our strategy to deliver continued leadership in the On Demand Supply Chain Management market’ commented Bob Godfrey, executive director of Wesupply.