Our People

Committed to excellence.

Our People

Committed to excellence.

Logistics Executive Group works across its ten global offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Dubai, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai and London.

Since 1999, we’ve built a reputation for providing sound advice and partnering with a wide range of clients including; multinational corporations, entrepreneurial businesses, private equity firms, family owned companies and non-profit organizations. Our dedicated team — including our staff and board members — are integral to our success.

Executive Team


  • Kimble Winter
    Kimble Winter
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Darryl Judd
    Darryl Judd
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mark Lutton
    Mark Lutton
    VP Consulting - MENA
  • Peter Scholten
    Peter Scholten
    Senior Director - M&A
  • Rhyan Stephens
    Rhyan Stephens
    Director Australasia - Consulting and M&A
  • Jay Han
    Jay Han
    Country Manager - Greater China
  • Joanne Norris
    Joanne Norris
    Director - Australian Western & Northern Regions
  • Carmel Perales
    Carmel Perales
    General Manager - Asia
  • Karmjit Singh
    Karmjit Singh
    Director - Singapore
Kimble Winter
Chief Executive Officer
Kimble Winter MBA. BA
Chief Executive Officer

The founder of the company, Kim is an acknowledged specialist in Executive Recruitment across Logistics and Supply Chain sectors. He has held senior executive positions within international Logistics, Supply Chain and Freight organisations during his 35 year career. Kim often speaks at international conferences / events and regularly contributes thought leadership to industry media. He has been involved in a number of Disaster and Humanitarian Logistics initiatives and is the founder of not for profit organisation www.oasisafrica.net.

A dynamic and engaging senior executive with 35 years leadership experience spanning Corporate Advisory, Executive Coaching, Public Speaking, Search & Recruitment across the Supply Chain, Logistics, FMCG, Retail, Resources, Industrial, Disaster Relief and Humanitarian sectors. Kimble has built an international reputation as the founder (1999) of Logistics Executive Group which delivers Whole of Life Cycle Talent Management including Search & Executive Recruitment, Corporate Advisory, On-Line Education and Executive Coaching / Mentoring.

A regular contributor of thought leadership to industry and media, he is a professional Master of Ceremonies, frequently invited to Chair international events on contemporary / future industry trends and leadership issues.
A hands-on leader working with his teams from the company’s offices in Sydney, Dubai Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi and London, he is a Board member of over a dozen companies throughout APAC, India and the Middle East. A New Zealand citizen, he holds formal resident status in Australia and the United Arab Emirates and is the Australia & New Zealand appointed representative for the UAE Govt owned Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA), one of the world’s largest Economic Free Zones.

An active sportsman, triathlete and ex-professional rugby player, Kimble advisor to charity Boards and Founder / Chairman of successful not for profit humanitarian organization Oasis Africa www.oasisafrica.org.au working with local communities to provide sustainable primary / secondary education, security and holistic support in some of East Africa’s most notorious slums. Kimble is an experienced Executive Performance Coach and holds an MBA and BA – Massey & Victoria Universities (NZ).


Darryl Judd
Chief Operating Officer
Darryl Judd B.BE
Chief Operating Officer

In 2015, Darryl was named as one the “Top 50 influential individuals in Asia’ Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Logistics industry” in the prestigious SCM Thought Leader publication by SCM World, recognising him as expert in the linkage of business strategy and supply chain best practices to human capital management.

Darryl brings 28 years of executive leadership and consulting experience and is regular contributor on thought leadership across numerous industry publications and is a frequent speaker at international conferences and events on business leadership, strategy & people alignment and talent management. He was instrumental in the creation of Logistics Academy and presently holds an advisory board appointment with industry group LSCMS. In 2014, he was appointed as one of five global experts to IATA’s Global Innovation Award selection board and has held senior executive positions within the airline, air cargo and aircraft leasing industry.

Since 2001, he has been a principle partner in Logistics Executive Group, an internationally known corporate advisory and talent management firm with offices in 12 countries, serving more than 2,500 organisations. He currently serves as an Independent Board Director for a range of regional companies including Astrum Lighting Innovations, Milestone Consulting and EGI and is a highly regard business leader who brings a unique perspective to the best practice management of business environments.

With a degree in Economics and deep Asia knowledge, Darryl is considered to be a specialist in the linkage of business strategy and supply chain best practices to human capital management with expertise in driving business performance, designing sustainable business strategies, supply chain alignment, organisation structure design, leadership performance, mergers & acquisitions, change management and HR talent management. He works alongside globally recognised organisations and provides sought after advice and business guidance on extracting value from Asian markets. He is regularly called on to manage key human resources change and managing business performance consulting projects, supporting business drive changes, particularly around M&A activity and international executive management.

Darryl was formerly a professional rally navigator in the Asia-Pacific and Production Car World Rally Championships having competed since 1994, retiring in 2005.


Mark Lutton
VP Consulting - MENA
Mark Lutton
Senior Project Director - MENA
Specialities: Corporate Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Manufacturing and Supply Chain / Logistics
Location: Dubai


Mark Lutton is a supply chain executive working since 1994 in the field of manufacturing. Originating from the UK he has an MBA from the Open University complementing an Engineering degree from Brunel University. Specialised in operations excellence training programmes and implementation he has successfully developed industry leading operational organisations across Europe, America, Middle East and Asia.

Whilst working across all aspects of the value chain Mark enjoys orchestrating order from chaos with a cultivated aptitude for creative planning and following through to project completion using his Prince 2 project management and Black Belt Lean Six Sigma skills. Having worked on manufacturing footprint and capital investment projects delivering accumulated savings of over US$40M he is able to assess an organisation’s strengths and weaknesses to deliver creative solutions tailored to its optimal potential.

Mark’s experience ranges from research and development, production management, industrial engineering through to chief operating officer in industries as diverse as process equipment, fashion, banking, industrial doors and hardware.

Be it creating strategic business plans, restructuring organisations or designing and leading educational training courses Mark’s vision is to inspire anyone to be a Lean expert in their field of operation.

Areas of Expertise

– Organisational Strategy
– Supply Chain and Logistics Management Strategy
– Performance Management
– Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen and Total Quality Management
– Change Management
– Operations Excellence Programs
– Lean & Automation
– 3PL and 4PL Management
– Logistics Technologies
– Global Supply Chains and Risk Management
– Inventory, Procurement and Replenishment Management


Peter Scholten
Senior Director - M&A
Peter Scholten
Senior Director - M&A
Specialities: Corporate Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions, Trade Facilitation, Supply Chain / Logistics, Freight Management
Location: The Netherlands, Dubai – UAE


Peter brings more than 25+ years in the global air cargo and logistics industry. He is the founder of PAS Aviation Logistics. PAS Aviation Logistics is specialized in business transformation, mergers and acquisition for freight forwarding and aviation related companies.

Prior to PAS Aviation Logistics Peter was CEO of Fast Logistics Group based in Dubai. Leading the Fast Group of Companies which has a strong presence across UAEA, India, Africa and Far East. He led the merger of Fast Forward and First Priority to Fast Logistics in UAE and initiated the start of the group’s GSA company Aviation Solutions that globally represents SAFE Air Company and Etihad Cargo in Sharjah and Northern Emirates. Scholten was been instrumental in the forming of the joint venture in China with Cargo Services Far East and in restructuring the office network in Africa.

Prior to Fast Logistics, he served as VP Commercial of Saudia Cargo based in Jeddah, KSA since 2010. During his 4 ½ years at the airline, he was responsible for global sales, revenue management, marketing, network- and product development. Peter was instrumental in more than doubling the global air cargo volumes and making Saudia a well-recognized global brand in the top 20 of the air cargo industry.

During his time Saudia Cargo won multiple international industry awards from leading air cargo trade publications, established leading positions in the global market to Saudi Arabia and in the markets from Asia to West Africa, Kenya to Netherlands, Bangladesh to Europe, made Saudia Cargo a strong operator in the global ad hoc cargo charter market and introduced various new products: BellyFlex, OK-2-KSA and Pharma-2-World.

Prior to Saudia Cargo, he served 14 years for Martinair Holland in 5 senior executive roles and locations.
As VP & GM the Americas for Martinair based in Miami, USA, he was responsible for the freighter network of 20 destinations in North and Latin America – strengthening the market leading position of Martinair in Ecuador, Colombia, Miami whilst opening new markets in Brazil and Puerto Rico.

In 2007, Peter was appointed as interim CCO of Tampa Cargo (a Colombian cargo airline operating out of Medellin and Bogota with B767 freighters, majority owned by Martinair), turning around the company performance inside 6 months, delivering the highest profit in the airline’s 35-year history.

During his tenure as VP Asia Pacific of Martinair, based in Hong Kong in 2002-2006 he implemented an aggressive growth strategy for Hong Kong and China. He began new operations for the carrier to Chinese cities Nanjing and Tianjin. He was also responsible for creating a new Middle East hub for the carrier in Sharjah.

Between 2000 and 2002 Peter initiated and managed Kencargo Airlines – a joint venture between Kenya Airways, KLM and Martinair – in Nairobi. As Managing Director of Kencargo he was credited for creating a professional cargo organization that included a network of 30 destinations. In 2004 Kencargo was renamed as Kenya Airways Cargo.
Scholten began his career in Martinair as VP Europe & Africa in 1996. During this tenure he was based in Schiphol Airport and he built the European sales organisation covering 20 countries. In Africa he started up Martinair’s head quarters in Nairobi and made the cargo airline market leader in flower exports from Nairobi and Harare.
Between 1992 and 1996 was Managing Director of Road Air Flora, a leading freight forwarder in the perishable market in the Netherlands.

The bachelor degree holder in Transport Management, Peter Scholten is a Dutch national and is married with two children.


Rhyan Stephens
Director Australasia - Consulting and M&A
Rhyan Stephens
Director Australasia - Consulting and M&A
Specialities: Global Commercialisation/Product Development, Customer Care / Sales / Key Accounts, Due Diligence & business consolidation, Pre IPO / Capital Raise / Scalability, Mergers & Acquisitions / Post-Merger Integration, Executive Team Alignment, Development, Mentoring, Business Turnaround / Transformational Change, International Supply Chain Optimisation, Offshoring & Retail Direct to Store, Cultural Change, Disruptive Start-ups
Location: Dubai


Rhyan has achieved global success in business turnarounds, crowd-sourcing, commercialisation, and transformational M&A. With extensive experience in compliance and governance in private, non-profit and public enterprises in Australia and internationally, his knowledge base spans the FMCG, Retail, Start-up, Supply Chain, Medical Devices, Not-for-Profit, Social Enterprise and Manufacturing sectors.

Appointments have included Managing Director, Advisory Board Member, M&A Lead, Commercialisation Director and Chief Commercial Officer during which he has secured stakeholder commitment, conducted due diligence and successfully integrated several mergers, acquisitions and divestments.

Rhyan inspires teams to optimise their contributions by engendering trust, providing clear direction, supporting staff during change, and by being consistent, while remaining flexible to accommodate shifts in the environment and priorities.


Jay Han
Country Manager - Greater China
Jay Han
Country Manager - Greater China

With over 7 years recruitment experience, Jay has been extensively working on the cases across supply chain and logistics, manufacture, FMCG, retail and IT industries.

From single placements to total outsourced solutions, Jay has helped numbers of client achieve greater organisational performance by assessing, recruiting, developing and engaging the best and brightest people for their businesses.

Prior to this, Jay served as recruitment consultant in Logistics Recruitment (now the Logistics Executive), a leading international specialist executive search company provides professional executive recruitment & consulting services in supply chain and other industries.

By better understanding client and market needs, Jay has been building and conducting day to day search with his team and delivering exceptional results to various client as well as consultancy of candidate career development.

Jay is result-oriented, accurate and dependable with an uncompromising work ethic. He holds a Master of Business Administration from HKU, acquired a Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Transportation) in Australia and also lived in Japan for 5 years during his early life.


Joanne Norris
Director - Australian Western & Northern Regions
Joanne Norris
Director - Australian Western & Northern Regions

An accomplished industry talent acquisition and development specialist with 25 years experience across Logistics, Supply Chain and Executive Search, Joanne is now responsible for Logistics Executive Group’s business operations throughout South Australia, Western Australia & Northern Territory.

Having held senior executive roles across Australia and the Middle East over the last decade, Joanne has gained invaluable expertise and a multitude of global industry contacts. She has been employed within associated sectors including International Commodity Trading & Shipping, FMCG Manufacturing, International Logistics and Warehousing.

Since 1999, Joanne’s extensive industry experience has been successfully applied by providing and delivering talent related solutions from Executive Search / Recruitment to Learning / Development programs. Joanne has also delivered in-house training and support programs for areas including Performance Management, Succession Planning, and Executive Coaching.

Joanne joined Logistics Executive Group in Australia 2005 where she was part of the start up team for the Middle East & Africa corporate office in Dubai. Following a highly successful senior career in the Middle East over 7 years, Joanne is now based in Perth, Western Australia where she is still part of a talented global team who continue to build the strong reputation that Logistics Executive Group has today.


Carmel Perales
General Manager - Asia
Carmel Perales
General Manager - Asia

Carmel is highly engaged as an industry thought leader and key for Logistics Executive Group’s business operations throughout Asia.

Based in the Regional Headquarters of Singapore, she operates in global capacity and leads the Southeast Asia Business Consulting and Executive Search teams in the delivery of Talent Management, Education and Talent Acquisition services.

With nearly 14 years of experience, Carmel works closely with established MNC clients and organisations looking to enter the Asia marketplace with specialization in Supply Chain and Logistics.

Her wealth of knowledge and business know-how is regularly called upon to deliver sound strategic and operational execution advice across Recruitment Leadership and Talent Management from Executive Search, Career Transition and Corporate HR in Supply Chain and Logistics, Manufacturing, FMCG, Education, and Healthcare industries.

Before Logistics Executive Group, Carmel is part of the regional Human Resource team for one of Asia’s largest education institutions, Raffles Education Corporation Singapore. As a strategic recruitment expert, she is a key player in talent acquisition of academicians in Business Management, Tourism, Psychology, Fashion, and Interior & Product Design for campuses in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and India.

Before Singapore, Carmel is a Manager for Manpower Planning and Acquisition Section for the Philippines’ number 1 state-of-the-art healthcare institution and a certified Joint Commission International, St. Luke’s Medical Centre.

With a university degree in Behavioural Science and graduated Cum Laude, Carmel is recognized as a specialist in Executive Search, Talent Management and Learning & Development. Commercially strong and a seasoned business executive, Carmel has a passion for driving value and performance through people focused programs.


Karmjit Singh
Director - Singapore
Karmjit Singh
Director - Singapore

Mr Karmjit Singh was appointed to the Board in October 2012). He is an independent and non-executive Director and is a key global advisor to the board of LRS Group Pty Ltd.

Mr Singh was the Chief Executive of SATS Airport Services Pte Ltd from 1998 to 2004. He became the Chief Operating Officer of SATS Ltd (SATS) in 2004 where he held the post till his retirement in 2009. He was consultant to the President and Chief Executive Officer of SATS until end-September 2010. He was the Chairman of Asia Airfreight Terminal Co Ltd. Mr Singh is the Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Singapore, and is a member of the Board of The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific of the National University of Singapore (NUS) and of the Public Transport Council.

Mr Singh was appointed to the Board of Keppel T&T in October 2010 (date of last re-election: 19 April 2011) and is an independent and non-executive Director and a member of the Audit and Board Safety Committees.
He is a director of GATI Asia Pacific Pte Ltd and is the advisor to CEO/SVP NIIT Technologies. Mr Singh has also served on the Working Group for Logistics as part of the Government’s Economic Review Committee.

He served as a Board Member (as Representative for IATA), Air Transport Action Group from 1995 to 2006. He served as a Director at Asia-Pacific Star Private Limited from July 1998 to September 2, 2010. He was President of SIA Group Sports Club from 2008 to 2009. He has been the Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, Singapore since 1992. He has been a Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors since 2006. He has been a Board Member of the Public Transport Council since August 2005. He has been a Board Member at The Logistics Institute since June 2003 and Member at Industry User Council (Logistics & Transport) since June 2004. He was Board Governor at Raffles Girls’ Secondary School from 1999 to 2004. He was a Board Member at Fathering Centre from 2004 to 2005. He has been a Member at India Networking Steering Committee since December 2004. He has been on Government Committees since 2008 as a Member, Panel of Judges, DBS-SICCI, Singapore Indian Entrepreneur Awards. He was a Member at Maritime R&D Advisory Panel from March 2003 to 2004.