STIHL GB has appointed a new Head of Operations to oversee its end-to-end supply chain as the manufacturer continues to invest in the future growth of the company.
As a supply chain expert, Paul Brennan joins STIHL with a wealth of experience in leading supply chain and logistics projects in the UK and overseas in both fast-moving consumer goods and retail. During his career, Paul has held positions at renowned organisations such as Quaker Oats, L’Oréal, Allied Bakeries, B&Q and Woolworths.
Paul has also worked with STIHL previously on a consultancy basis, project managing a £1.3m warehouse investment that doubled throughput, as well as delivering a STIHL Group initiative into the GB business, implementing a new IT platform both internally and into the Dealer network. Paul has been Head of Operations on an interim basis for the past year.
Paul’s broad commercial experience includes Project and Change Management, Customer Services, and Operations. In addition, Paul is a member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and has a BA (Hons) in Economics.
Robin Lennie, managing director at STIHL GB, said: “We are delighted to have Paul joining the STIHL GB senior management team. With so many challenges ahead, such as the growth of battery technology, developing new routes to market and a new building project, this is a very exciting time to be joining the business and I wish Paul all the best as he begins his STIHL career.”