Will Whitehorn is to become the next President of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT). He will take up the one-year Presidency from Beverly Bell FCILT when she passes the honour at an inauguration lunch to be held in London on 20th May.
A leading figure in the transport sector, Will is a Fellow of the Institute and has been Vice-President for the past four years. He has worked in the profession for all his working life.
Commenting on his appointment, Will said: ‘It is a great honour to have been appointed President of CILT in the UK. I am thrilled to represent the profession at such a momentous period of technological change that is currently sweeping through every aspect of our activities. We are on a rapid curve towards artificial intelligence and autonomous systems transforming the future of transport and logistics; this change will require an increasing emphasis on new skills and qualifications.’
Commenting on Will’s appointment, CILT’s outgoing President, Beverley Bell FCILT said: ‘I am delighted that Will Whitehorn has accepted our invitation to become the Institute’s President-Elect. He is an extremely well-liked and well-respected professional and his experience and expertise will ensure the Institute is at the forefront of the latest developments in our industry.’
Commenting on Will’s appointment, Kevin Richardson FCILT, Chief Executive, CILT said: ‘The appointment of Will Whitehorn as CILT President-Elect brings expertise, innovation and a wealth of experience to our Institute. I look forward to working with him to grow our Institute when he takes up his appointment in May.’
As well as holding several non-executive roles outside the industry Will is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and The Marketing Society.
Adapted from press release by Rebecca Bowden
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