Peter Ward

Chief Executive

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Peter has over 30 years’ experience in international transportation, logistics and supply chain management; and is recognised as a principal of authority in global supply chains and logistics based on achievements at Director level with some of the world’s leading global logistics providers.
Peter’s career started in 1975 in the export shipping department of Courtaulds plc, joining his family's freight forwarding company, D H Ward (Shipping) Ltd later, to become Managing Director.
In 1994 Peter masterminded the family Company's merger with American-owned Fritz Companies, which under his leadership became a top-five forwarder in Europe prior to acquisition by UPS in 2001.  More recently Peter was Director Europe of P&O Nedlloyd Logistics, and Commercial Director at DP World London Gateway prior to joining UKWA as Chief Executive in January 2015. 
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