24 January 2014 | Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau
Marken appoints new board chairman
Singapore: Marken, a global clinical supply chain solutions provider, has appointed Mr John Pattullo as chairman of the board for the Marken group of companies. His appointment is effective February 1, 2014 and he will succeed Robert Ellis.
Mr Pattullo was CEO of CEVA, a global logistics company, from 2007 until his retirement in October 2012. His previous logistics industry experience included leading the EMEA business of Exel.
Before Exel, he completed a 30 year career at Procter & Gamble in various operational roles which included leading P&G supply chain activities in Asia and for their Global Beauty Care business. Mr Pattullo's appointment was the result of an extensive industry search conducted by Marken's board.
"We are delighted that John has agreed to join us as chairman," said Mr Wes Wheeler, Marken's CEO. "He brings a wealth of relevant industry and operating experience to our Board. I look forward to working with John as we continue our journey toward becoming the life science industry's first choice for logistics services."
"I am excited about the opportunity to serve as Marken chairman," said Mr Pattullo. "The company has solid fundamentals, strong growth potential and an experienced, capable executive team. I look forward to working with Wes, the executive team and the Board to sustain progress."