New chief executive joins Cold Chain Federation

By Bethan Grylls

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No frosty reception here as CCF welcomes new chief executive. Credit: Getty/Faysal Ahamed
No frosty reception here as CCF welcomes new chief executive. Credit: Getty/Faysal Ahamed

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Phil Pluck has been appointed as chief executive of leading body for UK temperature-controlled logistics, as Shane Brennan sets to depart at end of year.

Phil Pluck has joined the team at Cold Chain Federation (CCF) following a number of years in leadership roles, including at The Freelancer and Contractor Services Association, the Glass and Glazing Federation, and the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Pluck's professional experience has also found him working with and advising on operational and commercial strategy for an array of other membership bodies, alongside holding commercial directorships in the charity, private and government sectors.

"We are delighted to announce that Phil joins the Cold Chain Federation as Chief Executive. Phil has extensive experience in leading membership organisations across a range of industries and I am looking forward to working with him as we build on the federation’s strong delivery and indispensable services for our members across the UK," ​said Cold Chain Federation president, Paul Bennell.

Commenting on his new role, Pluck said he was honoured to be representing and supporting such a crucial part of the supply chain at a time of considerable industry change.

“The CCF has a talented team, a strong track record as a leader in sustainability, and it delivers an invaluable suite of services for our members. As we look to the UK cold chain’s challenges and opportunities of today and into the future, I am delighted to be leading the federation as we support and inspire our members to go from strength to strength,” ​he added.

Shane Brennan will remain with the federation for a short handover period before assuming his new role at the Global Cold Chain Alliance at the end of the year.

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