Marion Taylor-Ringsell, former European transport director for high-street retailer Gap, has been appointed DHL Supply Chain vice president of operations for the UK and Ireland.
Taylor-Ringsell has 26 years’ experience in the logistics sector, covering small parcel, retail, automotive and industrial across both domestic and international operations for companies including Amazon. She will manage DHL Supply Chain’s Asset Management Centre of Excellence (AMCOE) with responsibility for vehicle procurement, fuel purchasing, compliance, engineering and facilities maintenance.
Ian Clough, DHL Supply Chain managing director of network logistics and transport, said: “The events of the last year have shown just how vital a forward-thinking transport partner can be to the fortunes of a business, and I’m sure Marion will play a critical role in ensuring our teams do all they can to help our customers succeed.”
Of her appointment, Taylor-Ringsell added, “I’m thrilled to be taking on this role at a critical time for the logistics sector, as we emerge from a period of unprecedented instability. The DHL Supply Chain team is experiencing strong growth, and I’m really looking forward to joining a best-in-class team to develop plans for sustainable logistics and help continue to build a leading transport solutions brand.”