Hull shipping company names new head of IT

Barry Clarkson

UK shipping and logistics company John Good Shipping from Hull has appointed Barry Clarkson as Head of IT.

Barry’s extensive experience in information technology will be a huge asset to the Hull-headquartered company as it moves into a new phase of development and growth. In his new role, Barry will be responsible for leading John Good Shipping’s IT Strategy and will provide technology leadership and vision for all areas of the business.

Barry said, “Technology presents countless opportunities for innovation and digitisation in the logistics industry. I look forward to developing our solutions to ensure John Good Shipping is at the forefront of our industry.”

Barry has over 30 years’ experience in the industry, including 20 years with the Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education. Most recently, Barry was Director of IT and Systems Development at Bishop Grosseteste University Lincoln, where Barry was responsible for the strategic overview of the IT Services function.

Alan Platt, CEO of the John Good Group, said: “Barry brings significant experience, vision and proven skills to the company, which will be invaluable to our future growth. He will be a vital member of the executive team and his experience is integral to the next stage of our development.”