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CILT board appoints Ghanaian as special advisor

Chief Teete Owusu-Nortey, the Chief Executive Officer of Logistics Movers and Yetron Services has been appointed as the Special Advisor to the Council of Trustees, which serves as the Board of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) International at the just ended Africa Forum 2019 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) International was established in 1919 and it aims at developing the science and art of transport and logistics.

It supports the professionals who plan the roads, drive the trucks, bring in the raw materials, and store the goods safely. They are the leading international voice for supply chain, logistics and transport.

Prof. Dato Abdul Razak Abd Malek, the International President-elect of CILT who announced this appointment labelled Mr Owusu-Nortey as a beacon of hard work, honesty, and dedication in service to the institute.

According to him, it was by an unanimous decision to create this portfolio which is the first of its kind for Chief Teete as their Special Advisor as he has proven himself over the years.

Chief Teete is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the outgoing Chairman of the Africa Forum and the International Vice President responsible for Africa.

He was first appointed the International Vice President of the Institute responsible for Africa and also Chairman of the Africa Forum in 2007after serving in that position for five years, first of its kind.

In 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Ann, a patron of the institute awarded him the meritorious and distinguished service award Pegasus Award for exceptional hard work in serving the institute.

In his acceptance speech, Mr Owusu-Nortey expressed gratitude to the Council of Trustee for the elevation as it is the first of its kind and also thanked all the delegates at the forum for their support to his work.

He promised to work harder in the interest of all countries to promote the science and art in logistics and transport by providing the best needed support and professional expertise to better the world. 

By Times Reporter

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