Movianto News

David Evans to become Managing Director of Movianto UK

Press release, May 24th 2024


  • Current UK Managing Director, Paul Wilkinson leaves the healthcare and pharmaceutical logistics specialist at end of May 2024.
  • Seamless handover through promotion from within to experienced manager Evans, employed by the Group since 2011.

David Evans Managing director of Movianto UK(Bedford/UK) On 1st June,  David Evans will become new Managing Director of Movianto UK. He succeeds Paul Wilkinson who has decided to leave the healthcare logistics specialist to pursue a new career direction. “With this promotion from within, we will secure a smooth transition in our largest national organization”, says Movianto CEO Thomas Creuzberger. “Currently being CEO of TransPharma International, David is already part of our ExCom team, knows the special needs of our industry and our clients and is able to start directly.” Thus, to ensure a seamless handover David has commenced his transition throughout May, while Paul Wilkinson remains in his position.


TransPharma International (TPI), like Movianto belongs to the French owned Walden Group, which offers a one-stop-shop service for logistics and transport of pharmaceutical and healthcare products. As Movianto is concentrating on warehouse logistics in twelve European countries, TPI specializes on delivering international freight solutions including in-house management of customs and trade services. TPI organizes a road network of more than 3,000 vehicles in Europe, cross border express services and air & sea freight forwarding. Walden Group will provide more details on a successor to lead TPI in the near future.


David Evans has worked in the Walden Group since 2011, acquiring an expertise of over 25 years in logistics in various industry sectors including FMCG, manufacturing, automotive, healthcare and pharmaceuticals. “David continues the groundbreaking and often innovative achievements of Paul, and we are highly confident that he has the skills and the power to do so”, adds Thomas Creuzberger. “Paul has been instrumental in achieving key milestones for Movianto, in particular our response to the COVID vaccination programme and the restructuring of our UK operations. His dedication and hard work have had an extremely positive impact, for which we are very grateful. We wish Paul every success in his future endeavours and thank him for his invaluable contributions.”

About Movianto

Movianto has been part of the Walden Group since 2020. With its one-stop-shop service for the distribution of healthcare products, Walden is today Europe’s market leader for logistics and transport in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Movianto strives to be the preferred European logistics partner for this industry and to provide the best service for pharmaceutical and biotech products, medical devices and diagnostics. As an outsourcing partner along the logistics chain for such products, Movianto offers, for example, warehouse logistics and transport (also temperature-controlled), but also complete solutions such as order to cash or purchasing and procurement services. Movianto’s international customers benefit from a Europe-wide network, a broad range of pharmaceutical logistics services, unique industry expertise and standardised processes in accordance with quality standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 13485. Movianto employs more than 3,700 people, has over 600,000 pallet spaces in its network of 23 own logistics centres in twelve European countries and operates throughout Europe.


About Walden

Founded in 1951, the Walden Group is a French family business and European market leader for supply chain solutions in the healthcare sector. It focuses on two areas of expertise: Logistics and transport of healthcare products (with Movianto for logistics, Eurotranspharma for last-mile temperature-controlled transport and Transpharma International for first-mile transport) and express transport (with Ciblex, DPXS, Eco course Optic and Relais Colis). To support these activities, the subsidiary Walden IT Solutions develops tailored to the specific needs of the Group’s customers.

The Group is present in 15 countries (France, Spain, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, the UK, Ireland, Switzerland, Morocco, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and India). It achieved a turnover of 2.6 billion euros in 2022, employs more than 6,000 people at over 250 sites and manages almost one million square metres of warehouse space.