Agility Appoints David Richards as Regional Director, Fairs & Events Europe

LONDON – 4 August 2014 – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has announced the appointment of David Richards as Regional Director, Fairs & Events Europe. This position is an additional responsibility to Richards’ current position as Managing Director of Agility Fairs & Events UK.

In this expanded role, Richards leads the commercial growth of Agility Fairs & Events in Europe while overseeing the Agility Fairs & Events UK business. This includes building a strong alignment and enhancing the service offerings across the European countries in which Agility Fairs & Events operates.

Richards joined Agility in 1985 and had held various positions in events operations across the UK and Europe before being promoted to Director in 1994. Two years later, he was promoted to Managing Director of Fairs & Events UK.

Based in Birmingham, Richards is a member of the Agility Global Fairs & Events Management Board.

About Agility

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.1 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries. Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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