Logistics firm Wincanton appoints interim CFO


Logistics firm Wincanton has appointed James Clarke as chief financial officer, replacing Tim Lawlor who is taking up the role of CFO at Countryside Properties plc.

James, who has been with Wincanton since 2017 and is currently finance director, operations will step into the CFO role from March 1, the Chippenham-based firm told investors on Friday.

The process for the selection of a permanent successor as, said the firm, CFO is progressing, with both internal and external candidates under consideration.

Wincanton is a leading British supply chain solutions company providing business-critical services including storage, handling and distribution; high volume e-fulfilment; retailer ‘dark stores’; two-person home delivery; fleet and transport management; and network optimisation for many of the UK’s best-known companies.

Headquartered at Methuen Park, its 20,000-strong team operates from more than 200 sites across the country, utilising 3,500 vehicles.