Author : Molokini
Workplace transport training accrediting body, RTITB, has announced the death of long serving Deputy Chairman, Astley Whittall CBE, who passed away on Friday 28 August 2015 after a short illness.
Astley had been a non-executive Director of RTITB since CAPITB’s acquisition of the organisation just over 16 years ago.
“Throughout his time with RTITB, Astley was instrumental in driving the business forward and his experience and wisdom will be greatly missed,” says Mike Williams, Chairman of RTITB. “Not only will his valuable contribution be lost but also his personal friendship to all of us who had the privilege of knowing him. Our deepest condolences and thoughts are with his loving wife Diana.”
Astley was also Chairman of RTITB’s Governance Advisory Committee and central to establishing important business relationships with regulatory bodies in the transport, warehousing and logistics industries.
NOTES TO EDITORS
RTITB (formerly the Road Transport Industry Training Board) has been synonymous with high quality training in the transport, warehousing and logistics industries for over 50 years.
RTITB provides businesses with effective tools to train people and supports them to ensure the training is delivered correctly.
We believe passionately in the role that training plays in improving safety and increasing efficiency in the workplace. Some 175,000 professionals from these industries attended RTITB courses last year. The company accredits 600 sites across the UK and Ireland for the delivery of materials handling equipment training and manages the largest Driver CPC Periodic Training consortium in the UK. RTITB also operates dedicated services for transport, warehousing and logistics instructors including an instructor training academy, online shop and professional register.
Visit www.rtitb.co.ukfor further information.
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