Xpediator plc, (LON:XPD), a leading provider of freight management services across the UK and Central and Eastern Europe, has announced the appointment of Mark Whiteling as Non-Executive Chairman. His appointment commences on 22 September 2021 and he replaces Alex Borrelli who announced he was stepping down from the role at the time of the 2020 results announcement on 12 April 2021, in line with best corporate practice regarding tenure.
Mark has extensive executive experience in the B2B and logistics/distribution space having been Interim Chief Executive and Chief Financial Officer at Premier Farnell Plc as well as Chief Financial Officer at Autobar Group Limited and Tibbett & Britten Group Plc. His most recent executive experience was as Chief Financial Officer at Interserve Plc leading the financial restructuring of that business. Mark is currently the Senior Independent Director for Smiths News Plc as well as Chair of its Audit Committee. He has also been the Senior Independent Director of Hogg Robinson Group Limited and was a Non-Executive Director at Future Plc.
Robert Ross, CEO of Xpediator, said: “Alex has been an excellent Chairman for our Group since his appointment in 2016 bringing significant Plc experience to our Board from the time of our IPO. We are grateful to Alex for his tireless work, and on behalf of the Company we wish him well for the future. In Mark, we believe we have found an excellent incoming Chairman with substantial Board and sector experience. We are very much looking forward to welcoming Mark and working closely with him to progress the development of the Group.”