Ranald has thirty years of experience working in distribution and related businesses. After graduating from Leeds University with a Masters degree in Transport Planning & Engineering, he spent the next fifteen years in management roles within third party logistics contracts across retail and food manufacturing markets.
He subsequently joined the Brakes foodservice group where he formed part of the Executive Committee in a Managing Director role. Following the sale of this £3bn Private Equity backed business, Ranald became the Director of Construction for Wincanton PLC, the UK’s largest contract logistics company.
More recently he has been appointed as Group Supply Chain Director for AF Blakemore, the £1.2 bn retail, wholesale and foodservice organisation. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Transport.
Outside work Ranald is a keen cyclist, participating in events in the UK and overseas.