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Reconomy appoints Claire Webb to lead Re-Use division


Reconomy, a leading international circular economy specialist and provider of sustainability technology, data and services to a broad range of industries, has named Claire Webb as executive chairperson of its Re-Use division, which comprises the Advanced Supply Chain and ReBound businesses.

Claire has been managing director of Advanced Supply Chain for the last five years and led the business through its acquisition by Reconomy in 2021. Bringing almost two decades of leadership experience in the retail sector, Claire has executive responsibility for the Re-Use division, with Jelle Schoenmaker continuing as managing director of ReBound

Other internal appointments include Ben Balfour being named managing director of Advanced Supply Chain and Keith Lawrence becoming chief operating officer.

The Re-Use division offers intelligent platforms and circular logistics through technology-led supply chain, logistics and fulfilment solutions. Counting many of the most successful, fast-growing retailers and ecommerce businesses as customers, they benefit from the best sustainable, omnichannel pre-retail and returns experience worldwide.

Guy Wakeley, CEO at Reconomy commented: “The appointment of an executive chairperson of Re-Use will accelerate the integration of our offer across the teams and add even more value to customers and our own colleagues, while driving growth.

“Claire was the ideal candidate for the role, bringing an excellent track record of leading and building businesses, including MD and CFO roles for a number of high street retailers, which mean she truly understands our customers’ challenges and opportunities.”

Commenting on her appointment, Claire Webb, said: “I’m really looking forward to getting stuck into this new role as our combined capabilities across Re-Use and the wider business is a very compelling proposition for retailers and brands. We enable our customers to consistently meet demands from consumers, while delivering on their sustainability goals and ESG responsibilities. Our services help to maximise their efficiency, reducing their environmental impact and waste.

“I’m also fortunate enough to work alongside the best talent in the industry and am delighted to be working with Jelle, Ben and Keith to achieve our shared ambitions.”