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ABP appoints new CCO

ABP appoints new CCO

(Posted on 29/04/19)

ABP has announced that Julian Walker has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer. Julian will join the UK’s leading port operator on 2 September, from Cory Riverside Energy.

ABP is the UK’s leading ports operator with a unique network of 21 ports. The value of goods passing through ABP's ports is £149 billion every year, including £68 billion of exports. Together with our customers, we support 119,000 jobs around Britain and contribute £7.5 billion to the UK economy every year. More than 40 million tonnes of dry bulks are handled by ABP and our partners each year.

Julian brings with him substantial expertise and experience of the port and shipping sector, globally. He has held senior roles with P&O Ports (now DP World), Euroports and, most recently Impala Terminals (part of the Trafigura Group), where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer. 

ABP Chief Executive Officer, Henrik Pedersen, said: “ABP is committed to making sure we continue to deliver the best possible service for our customers. Julian’s world class knowledge and expertise in ports and shipping will strengthen our ability to develop innovative and flexible solutions to help our customers’ businesses grow. We are delighted that Julian is joining the team at the UK’s leading port operator.” 

Julian, said: “It’s fantastic to be joining ABP at such an exciting time in the organisation’s growth. ABP is uniquely placed to help drive Britain’s international trade and I am looking forward to building long term, sustainable relationships with our customers, supporting the local communities in which we operate and keeping Britain trading.”

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