John Atherton has been in logistics management since 1975. For 20 years he was an operational executive with companies such as Unilever and The Burton Group (now demerged into Debenhams and Arcadia).
John was in the Middle East from 1996 to 2013, originally brought in by Inchcape as Regional Logistics Director. When Inchcape withdrew from the region, John set up his own company, based in Dubai, providing specialist Logistics Management Consultancy, the first company in the Middle East to do so. He is now resident in England.
He is comfortable operating at any level from the boardroom to the front line, and has well developed analytical and presentation skills, in addition to deep technical knowledge.