XPO Logistics Europe appoint new CEO

XPO Logistics Europe has named Malcolm Wilson as its new Chief Executive Officer. Wilson is promoted from Managing Director of Supply Chain-Europe, a role which has been filled by Richard Cawston, who previously held the role for the UK and Ireland.

Wilson has over two decades of senior executive experience in the supply chain industry. He most recently served as head of XPO’s logistics business in the UK and Europe, with P&L responsibility for approximately 30,000 employees in 15 countries. Previously, he spent eight years with XPO acquisition Norbert Dentressangle, where he led the logistics operations and was a member of the executive board. Under his leadership, the logistics business achieved global scale and became Norbert Dentressangle’s largest revenue-producing unit.

Cawston has been with XPO Logistics Europe and its acquisition Norbert Dentressangle for 13 years. He most recently served as managing director–supply chain, UK and Ireland, with P&L responsibility for revenue of approximately €1 billion, 125 locations and 20,000 employees. During five years in that role, he steadily advanced XPO’s position as the number one provider of outsourced e-fulfillment in the UK and Ireland, delivering 30% revenue growth in 2016.

Source: XPO Logistics Europe