Philip Jenkins has been managing director of Sugro UK since 1999, and during his tenure the group has grown and diversified its commercial development, as well as strengthening the principles of a buying and marketing group.
His presentation will be informed by his wide experience built up during his career throughout the wholesale industry.
His involvement in the food and drink sector began in 1980 when he joined the Co-op Distribution and he moved around the UK with them in various roles in distribution logistics, until he joined Nisa-Today’s in 1988.
He remained with Nisa-Today’s until 1995, latterly as wholesale trading director, and moved to Spar/Landmark as distribution development director, prior to joining Sugro.
He became a member of the FWD Council in June 2004.