Retail chain supply expert joins London Gateway

DP World London Gateway’s logistics park has appointed Dean Hawkridge, a former senior supply chain director of Travis Perkins, as its new head of commercial. 

Hawkridge, who in a career spanning almost 30 years has held similar roles at B&Q, Woolworths, Poundstretcher and Burton, said: “I'm very much looking forward to joining the team at DP World London Gateway.  Together, we can deliver real value and competitive advantage into the marketplace, for the logistics park’s existing and prospective customers.”

Oliver Treneman, park development director at DP Word London Gateway, said: “We are delighted to welcome Dean and his wealth of retail and supply chain experience to the team. 

“We now have a unique blend of property development, estates management and supply chain expertise within the logistics park team. We are extremely well placed to assist and provide tailored logistics, property and supply chain solutions for any business.”