Supply chain solutions provider SBS Worldwide has appointed Ian Hunt to the newly created role of Business Development Manager of Sales for its UK North East region.
SBS Worldwide created the new role to support its global growth strategy as the group looks to drive expansion in new and existing industry verticals through its complete supply chain solutions service offering.
Mr. Hunt will be based at SBS Worldwide’s Manchester office and is tasked with identifying new business opportunities and expanding the level of service provided to existing customers.
SBS Worldwide Group Chairman Steve Walker said: "Ian has a wealth of experience in the logistics market and has expertise in industry verticals that we have room to grow in.
"He is also an experienced Commercial Account Manager making him ideally positioned to help sell our full range of services – from freight forwarding right through to our ability to analyze, design, implement and operate complete logistics solutions utilising our supply chain software."
Mr. Hunt has more than 18 years’ experience in the logistics industry, working as a Commercial Account Manager, covering a variety of industry verticals.
Mr. Hunt said: "It’s great to be joining a company with such ambitious growth plans. I look forward to identifying and gaining new customers, as well as helping SBS Worldwide expand into new industry verticals."
As well as appointing Mr. Hunt, SBS Worldwide will create several other Business Development positions across its business to help deliver growth targets.