Yodel appoints new CEO

Yodel has partnered with specialist sortation company Hexapole to install a new Small Parcel Sorter at its Shaw Sortation Centre in Oldham.

Yodel has appointed Mike Hancox as its new Chief Executive Officer, starting from September 19, 2019.

For the last two years, Hancox has acted as non-executive director of delivery software company Sorted as well as non-executive chairman at retail services company Sigma. He has previously held leadership positions at large e-commerce retailers including Ideal Shopping Direct and Shop Direct. Hancox was also CEO of Otto Group in the UK and is currently chairman of global marketplace platform Fruugo, giving him vast experience for the role.

Hancox will take over from Andrew Peeler, who is due to depart from Yodel at the start of August 2019.

Yodel Executive Chairman, John Hughes, commented, “We are pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Hancox, a highly accomplished CEO with outstanding management skills and an excellent knowledge of both retail and logistics industries. We look forward to him joining the business and becoming a driving force in Yodel’s future success.”

Hughes added, “We would like to take this opportunity to thank Andrew for all his hard work during his time at Yodel. He has been an engaging and highly visible leader across all Yodel operations, playing an important role in developing the business whilst creating a company-wide ethos that seeks to put people at the heart of everything we do.”

Source: Yodel