Andrew Turner appointed commercial director UK & Ireland at XPO Logistics
XPO Logistics has appointed Andrew Turner as its commercial director in the UK and Ireland, ...
UK parcel carrier Yodel’s chief financial officer, Andrew Peeler, has become its new chief executive officer.
He takes over from Mike Cooper, who is moving to become chief executive of Eurostar.
Yodel executive chairman Dick Stead said: “Over the past two years, Mike has put client and customer insight at the heart of Yodel. Under his leadership, Yodel has seen improved service levels and greater customer satisfaction.”
Mr Peeler joined Yodel in September as chief financial officer, after a stint at Bupa’s Australia and New Zealand unit. Before that he was involved in a successful transformation acquisition for Cadbury Schweppes in the US and the financial recovery of Premier Foods.
He said: “The last four months have been an exciting introduction to Yodel. I am delighted to take on the CEO role, particularly to work with such an experienced leadership team. We look forward to completing the business transformation and firmly establishing Yodel as the retailers’ carrier of choice.”
Mr Stead added: “I am very pleased that Andrew has accepted the challenge. He has demonstrated rigour and focus and provided clear direction and is passionate about investing in people to build a successful future.”