MD, Samworth Brothers
Paul Bennell was appointed Managing Director of Samworth Brothers Supply Chain (SBSC) in 2014, a £58m plus chill consolidation business built off the back of the £1Bn Samworth Brothers Group, with additional significant external work. Paul read Economic Geography at University College Swansea, followed by a Masters Degree in Economic Development and Lean Manufacturing at Birmingham University. Since starting in Exel Logistics he has worked in a senior roles for a number of organisations in Europe over 25 years across Automotive, Retail, Healthcare and Manufacturing including DHL, Monsoon, HSS Hire, Brakes Brothers and Co-op, encompassing both automated and more manual solutions as appropriate. His roles have always encompassing the leadership of significant Change Management, and delivery of step change bottom line value, with his latest role setting up a new central Hub in Leicester on Manhattan.