Logistics specialist AV Dawson has strengthened its award-winning team with the appointment of a commercial and marketing director.
AV Dawson, which owns and operates a 100-acre port and logistics facility in Middlesbrough, has promoted Charlie Nettle from his previous role as head of commercial and marketing into a new directorial position on the board to help drive forward the business’ growth strategy.
Making use of his strong links in the commercial and marketing sectors, Charlie has responsibility for developing new markets and building long term sustainable growth.
Charlie joined the business in November 2015 with a remit to develop a marketing and communication function.
The firm’s managing director Gary Dawson said: “Charlie has played a major role in the management of tenders and large contracts, as well as building our reputation in key growth areas such as aggregates and minerals, energy from waste, and renewable energy markets.
“He has been an important member of the senior management team, and contributor to a number of project teams developing future company strategy, as we have faced new economic challenges.
“I look forward to Charlie joining the board to help direct the company toward a successful future.”
In addition to his directorship at AV Dawson, Charlie will continue in his roles as chair of the North East branch of CIM (Chartered Institute of Marketing), vice chair of Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind and secretary of the Tees and Hartlepool Port Users’ Association.