The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Forsyth Black as Managing Director of Menzies Distribution. Forsyth will take up his new post on 1 June 2014.
Forsyth has been with the Menzies Group for over 14 years fulfilling a variety of roles, primarily within the Aviation division, where he is currently SVP of Africa, Middle East & India but also incorporating a period within the Distribution division earlier in his career.
He has a strong track record in commercial and managerial roles. He successfully led the development of the Aviation business into India and Africa and has experience in growing businesses from start up.
Forsyth’s skill and enthusiasm will be an asset to the business, and in his role he will join the Group senior executive team and report directly to John Menzies plc Chairman Iain Napier.
Forsyth Black said: “I am delighted to have been appointed Managing Director and I am excited by the challenge that this role brings. I look forward to meeting and working with my new colleagues as we shape the business to meet its evolving business environment.”