SCALA welcomes new hire to power its European expansion


SCALA, a leading international supply chain and logistics consultancy, has appointed Chris Clowes as Senior Consultant to help drive its further expansion into Europe.

With previous roles across fast growing start-ups including Medco Health Solutions and Costa Express, and global experience as Head of Supply Chain for Boots in Thailand, Chris is highly experienced in global retail supply chain management.

Based in Germany, Chris will be responsible for undertaking supply chain strategy and transformation projects across Europe, providing SCALA with a further presence on the continent as it takes on a growing number of retail and European focused projects.

Reflecting the diverse needs of the supply chain and logistics sector at present, SCALA’s project scope includes warehouse design, supply chain strategy, network optimisation, benchmarking, and transport optimisation.

Chris Clowes, commented: “SCALA has an enviable reputation for delivering insightful and meaningful supply chain consultancy, helping companies to deliver genuine change by combining deep supply chain knowledge with wide ranging business experience. I am looking forward to helping the business to continue its growth as we seek to develop a permanent base in Europe and provide high-quality projects for clients in the UK and beyond.”

John Perry, managing director at SCALA, commented: “We are always seeking ways to improve our offering, and welcoming Chris to the team will do just this. In recent years we have undertaken increasing levels of European projects with clients across various industries and with retail as a key focus.

“We felt that now was the right time to establish a permanent presence in Europe to expand our remit and advance our consultancy offering. We’re looking forward to Chris joining the team and creating a collaborative environment that allows him to share his invaluable global expertise and insights.”