The Middle East is a focus area for Suttons and Simon’s appointment is key as the Group strengthens its senior management team in the region.
It follows the signing of a joint venture agreement earlier this month to develop business opportunities in Saudi Arabia and adjacent Gulf States.
Simon will be based at Suttons’ new offices in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia and will be responsible for developing new business and enhancing Suttons’ ability to provide a complete logistics solutions in the petrochemical and hazardous goods sector.
Simon has extensive experience in logistics and a strong track record in delivering end to end supply chain solutions providing efficient, reliable and flexible services.
Most recently he was account director at Norbert Dentressangle; prior to this he held a number of senior positions at TDG in logistics and supply chain management.
Andrew Palmer, Suttons Group Managing Director said:
"Simon joins Suttons at an exciting stage in the Group’s development. The appointment completes our senior management team in the Middle East, which is a key development market for Suttons. Simon will be instrumental in bringing our professional and efficient end to end supply chain services to the region."
Suttons is based in Cheshire, UK and operates globally with key business centres in Antwerp, Ludwigshafen, Houston, Kuantan, Le Havre, New Jersey, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.