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Brambles Limited Appoints New Leader for Recall Information Management Business
Sydney, 28 March 2013 – Brambles Limited is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug Pertz as Group President of Recall, its information management business. Mr Pertz will join Brambles in the first week of April 2013 and be based in Atlanta, Georgia in the USA. He will report to Brambles CEO Tom Gorman.
Mr Pertz will join Brambles from Bolder US Sanitation Group, at which he is presently Chairman and CEO. He has a strong record leading diversified industrial companies, having served as CEO of Clipper Windpower, a utilityscale wind turbine manufacturer; IMC Global (now Mosaic Company), one of the world’s largest miners and producers of concentrated phosphate, potash and salt for agricultural and industrial applications; and Culligan Water Technologies. He was a group executive at Danaher and held various international management roles with Cummins Engine Company and Caterpillar.
Brambles CEO Tom Gorman said: “I am delighted to welcome someone of Doug’s calibre to the leadership team at Brambles. We are on track with our operational efficiency improvements in Recall. Now, as we consider options for the future development of the business, it is the right time to make this leadership change. Doug brings strong credentials as a leader able to build long-term growth in international companies.”
The current Group President of Recall, Elton Potts, will leave after 11 years with the company, including six years at the head of Recall. Mr Gorman said: “We thank Elton for his hard work and commitment during his tenure and wish him well for the future.”
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Brambles Limited (ASX: BXB) is the world’s leading provider of pallet, crate and container pooling solutions through the CHEP and IFCO brands, and a leading provider of information management solutions through the Recall brand. Brambles employs approximately 17,000 people in more than 50 countries. For further information on Brambles and all announcements, presentations and webcasts, please visit www.brambles.com.