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Yodel appoints new chief financial officer

Yodel has appointed Ben Mitchell as its new chief financial officer following a period as interim CFO.

Ben Mitchell, Yodel's chief financial officer
Ben Mitchell, Yodel’s chief financial officer

Mitchell brings knowledge and experience of the retail and logistics sector, having worked for The Very Group in a variety of finance and commercial roles, most notably as the business’s commercial director for three years. 

His most recent role prior to joining Yodel – a UK independent parcel carrier – was as corporate finance director at Ellerman Investments Limited. He then held the role of interim CFO at Yodel before becoming a permanent member of the team in June.

Mike Hancox, Yodel CEO, commented: “With 20 years’ experience [Mitchell] brings a wealth of knowledge to this role, which will be vital as we continue to strengthen our offering and grow as a company.”

Ben Mitchell, CFO at Yodel, said: “I look forward to working closely with our colleagues as we strive to contribute to Yodel’s future success. I have great confidence in the direction we are going as a business, and firmly believe we are in a strong position to build on our recent successes.”

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Written by Jonathan Musk

Jonathan turned to motoring journalism in 2013 having founded, edited and produced Autovolt - one of the UK's leading electric car publications. He has also written and produced books on both Ferrari and Hispano-Suiza, while working as an international graphic designer for the past 15 years. As the automotive industry moves towards electrification, Jonathan brings a near-unrivalled knowledge of EVs and hybrids to Fleet World Group.

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