Global Conference 2010
CEO, CEVA Logistics
John Pattullo is CEO of CEVA Logistics, a private global supply chain and freight-management company business with significant operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America, Asia and Australia. The company, owned by affiliates of the private equity firm Apollo Management, runs a global network with facilities in more than 170 countries and employs 46,000 people worldwide. Pattullo spent most of his early career working in supply chain management with Procter & Gamble, ultimately heading the total P&G supply chain organizations in both Europe and Asia. In 2005 he joined Exel, where he was CEO of the EMEA division (freight forwarding and contract logistics). When Exel was acquired by Deutsche Post/ DHL, Pattullo then ran the combined Exel and DHL contract logistics business in EMEA. He became CEO of CEVA in 2007. A native of Scotland, Pattullo is a graduate of Glasgow University.