Clare Bottle made CEO of UK Warehousing Association

Clare Bottle is to be the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) CEO effective 1st July. She joins the association from Coca-Cola Europacific Partners where she was Associate Director of Warehousing and responsible for managing 3PL contracts as well as in-house warehousing operations in the UK.

Speaking on behalf of the UK Warehousing Association management board, newly elected Chair of the UKWA management board Neil Bowker warmly welcomed Clare’s appointment, “The UKWA board is delighted to confirm Clare Bottle as our new CEO,” he said. “Clare brings tremendous industry experience to the role, having worked in the logistics arena for over 25 years. She enjoys a reputation for driving change and I have no doubt that Clare will continue to fight for our industry as the head of its leading trade association.”

As well as her professional role, Bottle was one of the founder members of Women in Logistics and lately has been a trustee of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport as well as Transaid, UKWA’s nominated charity.

Bottle replaces Peter Ward who was in post for the last six years and is to step down into semi-retirement after a transition period for her successor.