In this his second term as president, he succeeds Malcolm Johnstone who has stepped down after three years in the role.
As managing director of Reed Boardall Cold Storage Ltd for over 20 years and having worked in the food sector for 40, Garry Tilburn is well know in the industry. Reed Boardall Cold Storage is one of the biggest temperature controlled sites in the UK, with a capacity of over 142,000 pallets.
Mr Tilburn brings a wealth of experience to his new role as president, having fulfilled the position at many other federations and companies, including the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses for over seven years.
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