Phil Pluck to lead Cold Chain Federation

Reading, UK: Phil Pluck is the new chief executive of the Cold Chain Federation. Pluck takes over from Shane Brennan at the end of the year.

Paul Bennell, president, Cold Chain Federation, said: “Phil has extensive experience in leading membership organisations across a range of industries and I am looking forward to working with him as we build on the federation’s strong delivery and indispensable services for our members across the UK.”

Pluck was previously at Freelancer and Contractor Services Association, the Glass and Glazing Federation, and the Royal Town Planning Institute. He has also worked with and advised on operational and commercial strategy for other membership bodies as well as holding commercial directorships in the charity, private and government sectors.
“I am honoured to be appointed chief executive of the Cold Chain Federation, representing and supporting such a critical part of the supply chain at a time of significant industry change,” Pluck said.

“The CCF has a talented team, a strong track record as a leader in sustainability, and it delivers an invaluable suite of services for our members. As we look to the UK cold chain’s challenges and opportunities of today and into the future, I am delighted to be leading the federation as we support and inspire our members to go from strength to strength.”
Brennan remains with the federation for a short handover period before he takes up his new role at the Global Cold Chain Alliance at the end of the year.

Phil Pluck, chief executive of the Cold Chain Federation