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Cargostore Managing Director, Justin Farrington Smith appointed as Chairman for the EIC Southern Region

Cargostore Managing Director, Justin Farrington Smith has been appointed as the Chairman for the Southern Region Committee of the Energy Industries Council (EIC). The role of the Chairman is to bring together the committee members in order to shape the future direction of the EIC for the region.

Natalie Melliard, Business Leads and Events Manager for the EIC says ‘Justin was nominated for the role as he is extremely pro-active in the committee, often attending, funding and assisting with networking events. He is a strong leader and advocate for the EIC and after accepting the nomination was voted in by the current members of the committee.’

Mr Farrington Smith’s background in maximising business potential for organisations will be put to good use at an exciting time as the EIC continues to drive strategy forward and build deeper relationships with members to fulfil their purpose to help members understand, identify and pursue business opportunities globally.

Mr Farrington Smith says, “The Energy Industry Council is the leading trade association for UK energy supply companies, and I was honoured to be asked to chair the southern regional committee. Over the coming months I hope to work closely with the EIC team and members.”

About Justin Farrington Smith.

Mr Farrington Smith holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Stirling and has a background in maximising business potential for organisations in a variety of wholesale and retail sectors, including PLC, VC and co-operative entities; in heavily regulated industries. His experience mentoring manufacturing businesses, driven by a strong understanding of the customer has enabled him to deliver consistent results year in year out, resulting in considerable increases in shareholder value.

Mr Farrington-Smith has a proven track record of capitalising on the relationships he builds with stakeholders and developing highly motivated teams. In addition, turning around the performance of Cargostore Worldwide, the QD Stores Group and Halls Garden Products and has been instrumental in the integration of major business mergers; Presto and Safeway, Iceland and Booker, and Focus with Great Mills and Smith Do It All.


About the EIC:

The EIC is the leading Trade Association for the energy sector, helping members understand, identify and pursue business opportunities globally.

About Cargostore Worldwide:

Cargostore Worldwide is one of the world’s fastest growing suppliers of ISO shipping containers and DNV 2.7-1 certified CCUs for on and offshore projects. With offices in London, Abu Dhabi, Holland and depots across the globe we pride ourselves on providing a seamless and fast service with the flexibility to meet any client requirement.

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