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New Chief Executive for the Chemical Business Association

4 May 2021

Tim Doggett - Chief Executive

Tim Doggett , Chief Executive, Chemical Business Association

New Chief Executive, Tim Doggett, took the reins of the Chemical Business Association on 1 May 2021 following the retirement of the previous CEO, Peter Newport.

Tim Doggett has a thirty-year career in logistics and distribution and has held a number of senior positions in national and international companies. He was latterly Managing Director of Clugston Distribution Services Limited, a road tanker and logistics company with annual sales of £17 million. The company has a fleet of more than 100 HGVs operating throughout the UK and Europe, annual sales of £17 million, and 150 employees.

Tim joined the Association on 9 September 2020 and served as Chief Executive Designate during the handover period.

The Chemical Business Association’s Chair, Kate Mingay, said, “I am delighted to formally welcome Tim and look forward to us working together. His skills and international experience will make an important contribution to the continued growth and influence of the Association and the profitability of its member companies.”

Tim Doggett, said, “The Chemical Business Association is the leading Association for the UK’s chemical supply chain and it is an honour to assume the role of its Chief Executive. I hope to build on the foundations laid by my predecessor and work towards making the Association the business organisation of choice for companies in the chemical supply chain.”

For further information contact: Tim Doggett
Chief Executive
01270 258200


(1) Photograph of Tim Doggett attached.

(2) Kate Mingay is the Chemical Business Association’s new Chair. She began her two-year term of office at the Association’s Annual General Meeting on 28 April 2021. She is Managing Director of Dakram Materials Limited, a smaller firm specialising in the supply of mainly inorganic metal-based chemicals based in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.

(3) The Chemical Business Association represents the independent chemical supply chain. Its membership includes distributors, traders, warehouse operators, along with logistics and transport companies. The Assocation’s members, the majority of which are SMEs, are the main industry interface with thousands of UK downstream chemical users.
(4) The Chemical Business Association member companies have an annual turnover of £2.75 billion and employ more than 8,700 people distributing, packing, and blending key chemical components and services to virtually every sector of the UK economy. The Association’s logistics member companies handle more than four million tonnes of chemicals annually.

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