Leading logistics and driver recruitment company trg Logistics has announced changes to its current Board of Directors, with the recent appointment of Bertie Maxwell as Chairman, replacing incumbent Chairman Nick Gordon who relinquishes the role in order to concentrate fully on his duties as CEO.
Announcing details of the change to the board structure, Nick Gordon, CEO at trg Logistics said, "This move is another positive step further that underlines the growth of trg and its transition into an established and successful UK business. The company is undergoing a rapid expansion programme and the current Board of Directors are all committed to delivering ambitious plans for growth over the next five years. As Chairman, Bertie will use his proven expertise to oversee this strategy and direction going forward, delivering the trg vision at all levels of the company. "
Bertie Maxwell’s connection with trg Logistics goes back several years, having been a Board member of the company since 2008, when initially he was appointed Finance Director. In 2011, when Nigel Schroder joined the trg Board as Finance Director, Bertie continued his involvement with the company in the role of a non-executive independent board member.
After an engineering degree at Cambridge, Bertie Maxwell originally qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG. Since then, Bertie has spent the last 25 years as the Finance Director in a number of entrepreneurial fast growing businesses, including both listed companies and private sector organisations, providing financial and strategic direction. He has significant experience of flotation’s, MBO’s and other corporate transactions across a wide range of industries.
His involvement in the transport and logistics industry goes back many years and includes substantial experience in truck rental operations in North America as well as extensive involvement in the staffing and recruitment sector.