Scott Read has been appointed the new head of intralogistics as Siemens UK and Ireland, reflecting the fast-paced growth in the sector. Previously key account manager a the business, Read’s appointment will see him responsible for the development and implementation of the business strategy to drive further growth.
Read will also work in close collaboration with other Siemens teams across both digital factory and process and drives divisions present within the logistics industry. He said:
“At a time when the logistics sector is enjoying continued growth; I am delighted to have been appointed to head up the Siemens UK and Ireland logistics team. As the sector further embraces digitalisation, understanding the specific challenges customers face will be key to unlocking its true potential.
“I look forward to working closely with customers and partners to deliver Siemens technology-based services and software to increase productivity, efficiency and flexibility.”
Brian Holliday, managing director of Siemens Digital Factory UK, added: “Scott will prove instrumental in developing and implementing our business strategy across the logistics industry and enable our customers to derive even more value going forward.”