Logistics specialist Gist has appointed Kate Brown as its Communications & Sustainability Director.


Kate, previously Head of Communications at Gist, retains responsibility for further developing the Gist brand and leading colleague communications. In addition, Kate will now take up additional responsibility, providing leadership for Gist in the human, social and environmental aspects of sustainability. 


Michael Chambers, Chief Executive, Gist, said: “Kate brings a wealth of experience and energy to this new role, having led our communications department for the last two years. Sustainability and addressing our environmental impact have never been more important and I very much look forward to having Kate lead our sustainability agenda.”


Kate Brown, Communications & Sustainability Director, added: “Sustainability has rightly been elevated to become one of the key focus areas on every board agenda and I’m delighted to assume responsibly for Gist’s sustainability programme. This is an incredibly exciting opportunity; the logistics industry has much to contribute to carbon reduction and as the technology progresses at an ever-faster pace, we are want to play a leading role in reducing our impact on the environment to make a real difference.”