Suffolk Chamber recruits two new board members
“It is a privilege to be able to call on the considerable expertise and knowledge of such senior businesspeople. Their involvement as board members will not only directly benefit our members, it will further help the whole of the county’s business community address the future’s opportunities and challenges.”
Graham Abbey, Suffolk Chamber’s president, was speaking as the county’s leading business organisation announced the appointment of two new board members.
Stuart Gregory, managing director of Wallis Shipping Services and Jim Moretta, site lead of Sanofi in Haverhill, join 11 other colleagues on the Suffolk Chamber board.
Wallis provide a completely bespoke logistics solution for a wide range of local and worldwide clients. Stuart is actively involved in assisting these clients and helping Suffolk Chamber members achieve their international trade objectives. He believes the logistics sector is a key area of the local economy that needs to have strong representation in the Chamber.
Stuart said: “I am delighted to be joining the board and look forward to the opportunity of supporting Suffolk Chamber efforts to develop the local economy and its many businesses.
“I hope I will be able to share my knowledge of global logistics to help others expand their businesses overseas.”
Jim Moretta has worked for pharmaceuticals giant, Sanofi since 1998 in a number of senior roles. In his current position, he is responsible for all aspects of the company’s west Suffolk operation which focusses on the manufacture of the active chemical ingredients for drugs used to treat chronic kidney disease.
Jim responded to his Suffolk chamber appointment by saying: “It is a real pleasure to be appointed as a board director of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce. There are great initiatives and endeavours by the Chamber, ensuring that our voice is hear clearly and loudly.
“There is a great deal to be proud about, and I am humbled to be given an opportunity to contribute to ensuring we see the growth and prosperity of the County that I deserved. As a large pharmaceutical employer in Haverhill, it is tremendous to see all the programmes of work to build the skills and employment for the future. I look forward to serving on the Chamber board.”