Challenge Group appoints Canavan as COO

David Canavan. Source: Challenge Group

The Challenge Group has appointed David Canavan as chief operating officer.

In his new role, Canavan will be responsible for leading, planning, directing, coordinating, aligning and overseeing all group operations.

He will “drive operational excellence and contribute to the company’s overall expansion plan and fleet growth”, the company said.

Canavan has more than 30 years’ experience in supply chain and logistics, having previously led various multinational teams and business units in senior management roles both in Europe and Asia at FedEx.

“We are thrilled to welcome David to our Executive Team,” said Yossi Shoukroun, chief executive of the Challenge Group.

“His wealth of experience and demonstrated leadership will be instrumental in propelling Challenge Group to new heights.

“We are confident that he will play a key role in developing and implementing efficient and cost-effective operational processes to meet the current and future growing business needs of the Group to better serve our customers and partners.”

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Damian Brett

Damian Brett
I have been writing about the freight and logistics industry since 2007 when I joined International Freighting Weekly to cover the shipping sector.After a stint in PR, I have gone on to work for Containerisation International and Lloyds List - where I was editor of container shipping - before joining Air Cargo News in 2015.Contact me on [email protected]