Visku strengthens board for its tech-enabled, customer-focused future

13 February 2024

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Visku, the leading supply chain consulting and warehouse solutions provider, strengthens its leadership with key appointments. The move builds on Visku’s innovation credentials, positioning it for scale and growth.

Julian Burnett is appointed the new CEO, focusing on digital platform growth and market expansion.

Julian is a transformational leader within both retail and technology, delivering digital transformation and orchestrating technology-enabled business change. He has held executive leadership roles with IBM, House of Fraser, John Lewis Partnership and Sainsbury’s plc, following a successful consulting career at CapGemini and CSC focusing on retail, distribution and logistics industries.

Andrew Jackson-Proes joins as Chief Customer Officer, driving demand for flexible supply chain solutions.

Andrew is an expert in growth strategies and digital platforms, with a track record in solution innovation and market creation at Stuart (formerly part of Geopost / DPD Group), Mercer, The Access Group, Microsoft, IBM and Dell Corporation, amongst other scale-up growth businesses.

Stephen Ashton is appointed Chief Operating Officer, ensuring customer value and operational excellence.

Stephen is a renowned industry expert leading national logistics operations for FTSE retailers and manufacturers including Marks & Spencer, Dunnes Stores, BOC/Linde, Unipart and Flowtech, where he was Operations Development Director.

Andy Kaye remains involved as Founder Director, managing key customer and partner relationships and supporting market expansion.

This combined expertise expands Visku’s capabilities in digital, technology and supply chain expertise, enhancing its ability to guide businesses in scale up and growth with its strategic consultancy support and its range of on-demand, flexible warehousing solutions.

Andy comments, “I’m delighted that Julian will lead the development and growth of our double-sided marketplace proposition – a tech-driven platform that offers up available warehouse space, coordinated with users who need warehouse space. This Visku service is rapidly going to transform the pallet and warehouse marketplace as higher asset costs need to be balanced by more flexibility and efficiency by owners and users alike.”

Julian Burnett comments, “I’m excited to lead our expanding, digitally-enabled platform, increasing our partner network and driving flexible, on-demand solutions. Digital technology is transforming the way supply chains operate and Visku,is central to that critical evolution.”

Adrian Fawcett, Visku’s Chairman, comments, “The new configuration of Visku’s board represents a significant upweighting. We are excited to see Visku build from its solid foundations to now be launching an exciting supply chain marketplace for the future.”

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