Chief Teete Owusu-Nortey, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, CCILT) and Chief Executive Officer of Logistics Movers has been re-appointed as the International Vice-President of the institute.
The Institute, which was established in 1919, aims at developing the science and art of transport and logistics a mandate that is achieved through talent development and professional education of its membership spanning over 33 countries throughout the world.
In a statement issued from the institute’s headquarters in the United Kingdom, Chief Owusu-Nortey’s appointment takes immediate effect, with an oversight responsibility for the African continent.
He is required to contribute to CILT’s understanding of opportunities and challenges both in general and specific terms for the Africa region and put his expertise and support at the disposal of national councils, independent sections and branches in the region.
This is the second time he is assuming this position. He first served a mandatory 3 years term from 2007 to 2010. As a result of his transformational leadership, his tenure was extended to an additional two years, thus making it 5 years; the first of its kind in the annals of the institute’s existence.
He handed over the International Vice President’s office to his successor in 2012 during the institute’s annual convention in Birmingham where Her Royal Highness Princess Ann the patron of the institute awarded him the Pegasus Award for exceptional hard work in serving the institute.
From 2012 to date he assumed a new role as the International Ambassador that was the first time such a position was created and meant for out-going officers whose contribution in the past would be needed from time to time in the running of the institute at different levels.
He is currently restructuring and reforming the institute’s operations in Kenya and Uganda, where he is expected to encourage local councils and sections to promote and develop membership in the region and champion the cause of the countries in the region elected to the council.