Supply chain recruitment specialist, George Henderson Group, has appointed Jim Spittle as a Non-Executive Director. With over 30 years experience in retailing, manufacturing and supply chain management, Jim brings with him a detailed understanding of the latest developments in international retail and supply chains.
Currently Supply Chain Director of the Dixons Group, Jim has also held senior supply chain management roles with blue chip companies such as Whitbread, Kingfisher, Tesco, Grand Metropolitan and Imperial Tobacco.
As a Non-Executive Director at George Henderson Group, Jim will focus on the strategic development of the business and implement new strategies to identify prospective candidates for the benefit of new and existing clients.
Jim is a key contributor at international industry conferences, seminars and workshops in his capacity as Chairman, speaker or participant. He is also Vice President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and is on the advisory board of Cranfield University Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (CLSCM).
“Jim's appointment will accelerate the growth of our business,” comments Jim Cleary, Chairman of George Henderson Group. “We are committed to attracting new talent into the industry and Jim Spittle's comprehensive understanding of the sector will help us to achieve that aim.”
The new Non-Exec adds: “I'm looking forward to the challenge of working in recruitment and for such a well respected company. I've been aware of the George Henderson Group for many years now and I'm keen to work with them to ensure the needs of both clients and candidates are met.”