CILT International appoints Teete Owusu-Nortey as Special Advisor
Chief Teete Owusu-Nortey FCILT, the Chief Executive Officer of Logistics Movers and Yetron Services has been appointed as the Special Advisor to the Council of Trustees. The Council served as the Board of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) international at the just ended Africa Forum 2019 in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Professor Dato Abd Radzak Abd Malek, the International President Elect of CILT who announced this appointment labelled Chief Owusu-Nortey FCILT as a beacon of hard work, honesty, and dedication in service to the Institute.
According to him, it was by a unanimous decision to create the portfolio which was the first of its kind for Chief Teete as their Special Advisor as he had proven himself over the years.
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) international was established in 1919 and aims at developing the science and art of transport and logistics.
It supports the professionals, who plan the roads, drive the trucks, bring in the raw materials, and store the goods safely and are the leading international voice for supply chain, logistics and transport. CILT is the leading professional body globally, both within and outside the profession and has its presence in over 45 countries globally.
Chief Teete is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport and the outgoing Chairman of the Africa Forum and the International Vice President responsible for Africa.
He was first appointed the International Vice President of the Institute responsible for Africa and also Chairman of the Africa Forum in 2007 after serving in that position for five years, first of its kind.
In 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Ann, a Patron of the Institute awarded him the meritorious and distinguished service award Pegasus Award for exceptional hard work in serving the institute.
This appointment has come at a time the Institute is celebrating its 100 years of being in existence and further consolidates the hard work done by Chief Teete as he rose through the ranks of the Institute starting off as the Treasurer of CILT Ghana in 2000.
The Trustees are appointed according to UK Charity laws and are members of the Governing Council
It is the prime governing body of the Institute and has ultimate authority over the affairs of the Institute & also ultimate accountability.
The obligations of the Trustees are set by UK Charity Law and ultimately, they take full responsibility for the charity workings which could include; being liable for any negligence or deliberate malpractices.
They could go to jail.
In His acceptance speech, Chief Owusu-Nortey FCILT expressed His gratitude to the Council of Trustee for the elevation and also thanked all the delegates at the forum for their support to his work and promised to work harder in the interest of all countries to promote the science and art in logistics and transport by providing the best support and professional expertise to better the world.