David Frankish, NFT
Business Leaders Lecture Series - How Changing Consumer Behaviour has Impacted the Logistics Industry
The Business School welcomes David Frankish, Chief Executive Officer of NFT as part of our Business Leaders Lecture Series. This lecture highlights the different challenges faced by retailers and their supply chain partners.
- From: Thursday 27 October 2016, 6 pm
- To: Thursday 27 October 2016, 7.30 pm
- Location: Newton building, Main Entrance, Nottingham Trent University, City Campus, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham, NG1 4BU
How Changing Consumer Behaviour has Impacted the Logistics Industry
With the ever-changing lifestyle and demands of the end consumer, the food and drinks industry is rapidly having to adapt to meet expectations with regards to convenience, availability, quality, and price. This lecture highlights the different challenges faced by retailers and their supply chain partners.
In 1995 David was appointed Managing Director of NFT Distribution, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northern Foods plc and in August 2006 became CEO after successfully leading a management buyout supported by Phoenix Equity Partners. Subsequently he has steered NFT to inclusion in The Sunday Times / Grant Thornton Top Track 250 Companies List for 2013 and 2014. David has extensive experience in the food logistics industry and was selected as a Midlands regional winner in both the BVCA and CEO of the Year Award 2012 and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2013. In April 2014 a successful exit by Phoenix saw Hong Kong based EmergeVest take their place as NFT's private equity partner and majority investor. David has contributed to the CBI Transport Policy Working Group and after completing a two year term as Chairman of the CBI East Midlands Regional Council, he now chairs the CBI Employment and Skills Board. David is also a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport.
Guest Lecture timings:
5.30 pm – Guest registration.
6 pm – Business Leaders Lecture: David Frankish, CEO, NFT: How changing consumer behaviour has impacted the logistics industry.
6.45 pm – Q & A.
7 pm – Drinks reception.
7.30 pm – Close.
Our Business Leaders Lectures are free to attend, however places are limited. We recommend booking your place(s) at this lecture as early as possible to avoid disappointment.
To book your place(s) please register online. To book online, please add the event to "My basket", go to basket and book event.
Alternatively you may contact us by email or telephone +44 (0)115 848 4460.
Tickets are not issued for this event, however a confirmation email will be sent approximately one week prior to the lecture date.