FKI Logistex® – leading global provider of automated handling systems – continues to strengthen its senior management team with the appointment of Neil Whittaker as Divisional Director, European Warehouse & Distribution Operations.
Providing valuable leadership with a well-proven track record in delivering corporate objectives within customer focused organisations, Neil will be an integral part of the continuing rapid growth in the company's European business activities.
Neil has wide ranging experience in the supply of capital equipment and services to a variety of international original equipment manufacturers, contractors and end users.
An MBA graduate engineer, Neil brings in-depth expertise to this key position with over 20 years working with leading engineering related businesses. Immediately prior to joining FKI Logistex, he spent five years as Managing Director of Allen Gears Ltd – a Rolls Royce group company.
Jerry Woodhouse, Managing Director, European Operations, FKI Logistex comments: “We're delighted Neil is joining the senior management team. FKI Logistex has a solid business platform across Europe. He will play a key role in achieving our ambitious plans for continued growth in these important overseas markets for our automated material handling solutions. Neil has considerable experience in helping grow capital equipment businesses and, together with his additional expertise, the company is fully geared to accelerate to the next phase of its exciting development strategy for Warehouse & Distribution operations.”
Part of FKI plc, FKI Logistex is a leading global provider of automated material handling solutions, supplying customers with an integrated set of leading-edge technologies in high-speed sortation, robotic and conventional conveyor systems, palletizing, paperless pick products, AS/RS, controls, order fulfillment systems, RFID implementation, EDS integration, baggage handling systems, warehouse control systems, and total material handling automation.
The company provides material handling solutions for airports, postal facilities, parcel distribution, manufacturing operations, library automation and for warehouse and distribution facilities. With projects that include many of the world's largest and most advanced material handling operations, FKI Logistex has manufacturing, engineering and support facilities around the world.
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