Culina Group recruits logistics guru in non-executive role

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Logistics company Culina Group has appointed Glyn Davies as a non-executive director. 

The company, which plans to double its business within the next five years through organic growth and strategic acquisition, says this new appointment is designed to add more insight from the road haulage and transport sectors at the non-executive level.

“I am delighted that Glyn has joined us at Culina in such exciting times,” said Thomas van Mourik, CEO, Culina Group. “The next five years are pivotal for us and Glyn’s expertise and support could not come at a better time. He will be instrumental in supporting our strategic plans to double the business by 2016.”

Davies has experience of the road transport and haulage sectors built up over nearly 50 years. During his career he has founded, owned and led a number of businesses.

After starting his career with P&O Road Services in the 1960s, Glyn founded Russell Davies in 1974 and led the company for 21 years to build a £100m turnover business before selling to a major industrial group. 

He then co-founded Hanbury Davies and created another strong business before it was bought by a large distribution company 10

Culina: growth plans

Culina: growth plans

years later. Since 2008 he has focused on business interests including Hanbury Riverside, a commercial vehicle contract hire and sales company, and a property development organisation which he manages with his son. He has also previously held non-executive director roles at a number of businesses.

“Culina is a big business with ambitious plans,” said Davies. “I’ve known Thomas van Mourik for many years and I am looking forward to helping the business grow by sharing my experience and insight.”