Integrated Rail and Logistics provider, SCT Logistics has announced that its owner and founder, Peter Smith is stepping down as Chairman and will remain on the board as a non-executive director.

Peter has Chaired the SCT Group for over two decades and remains passionate about the business, about the industry and about family.

Having worked in the transport industry for over 50 years and pioneering rail privatisation, Peter has a unique perspective of the industry over a long period. “The fundamentals of moving freight from A to B whichever the mode is the same today as they were when I started”, according to Peter.

“You just need to look after your customers, hire the best people, be as innovative as you can and do the job smarter than the next bloke. I am fortunate to be able to work with my boys, with a loyal group of Directors and the incredibly committed Management team we have at SCT today.

I do however recognize that change within any business is necessary and, on that note, I am excited to announce Mark Stone AM as our new Chairman. Having dealt with Mark for a number of years I have no doubt that he will represent our company well, re-energise our Corporate board and provide solid management oversight”.

Mark recently resigned his position as Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian Chamber of Commerce a position he held for several years. “I have worked with SCT for a number of years through their association with the Victorian Chamber and relish the opportunity to Chair such a dynamic and innovative company”.

Mark has also recently been appointed the Chairman of Goulburn Valley Water.

Mark is highly regarded in business and political circles and we welcome him to the SCT Group.