John Hammond is currently a Director of IBC Strategic Ltd. and leads their Ports and Logistics division while also acting as an advisor to CLS Communication Hong Kong Ltd., a Swiss based Company engaged in Corporate Language Services on a global scale in the Financial, Life Sciences, Logistics and Legal sectors.
He retired from Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) in September 2006, where he was Manager of Trade, Supply Chain and Logistics Integration, responsible for product development of supply chain and logistics related services and also served as a member of the Central Trade Product Management Team.
He joined Standard Chartered in Jan 1999 after 10 years with AT&T in Asia Pacific as Director of Trade and Transportation Services. He began his career in the Port of Felixstowe, UK where he held a number of posts including CEO of the CFS East Anglia Freight Terminal and 5 years as CEO of the Community IT Company MCP Plc., a well known for the development of FCP80 and Destin8 the “paperless port” systems used in several UK ports.
John left MCP in ’89 to join AT&T in Australia where he worked closely with Tradegate, the Logistics Industry and the Customs Brokers.
With over 40 years of electronic commerce experience in logistics and supply chain management, he currently serves as “Shepherd” to the E-Logistics group of the Hong Kong SAR Government LOGSCOUNCIL. In that role he also acts as a Government appointed Non Executive Director of the DTTN Company (Digital Trade and Transportation Network Ltd). The DTTN is a neutral community owned platform that provides interconnection among the trade, logistics and finance industries to facilitate information flow and enhance efficiency. It will facilitate the Business Process Interconnect (BPI) requirements of industry and provide a platform to promote IT use and development of new business opportunities in Hong Kong and China.
He has a similar Government appointment with the Hong Kong Logistics and Supply Chain Management R& D Centre (LSCM). Hong Kong R&D Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies is established with funding support from the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government. Mr. Hammond is a Round Table Member Advisor to the Hong Kong Chapter of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.