Joshua Bowerman Managing Director
Joshua is recognised as an industry leader within Executive Search & Selection in the International Logistics market. Educated at Queen Mary, University of London Joshua read Law and graduated with a 2:1. Upon graduation he began working within the Logistics Sector of a large Global Executive Search firm based out of Leeds and London. Following a successful first year as Top Newcomer for the firm, he continued his success and became Top Performer for the group, the next year. Joshua then became an integral part of the Logistics Division acting as joint Divisional Manager with Ben Liggins as they worked closely together developing the vertical on a global scale. The logistics division continued to flourish and as such Joshua was given the opportunity to co-lead JBAndrews from its Head Office in Leeds.
Joshua specialises in placements within Contract Logistics & Freight Forwarding for all modes of transport across the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. He has grown the market significantly with a number of high profile placements of senior level industry based professionals on a domestic and international basis. Having developed excellent relationships with some of the industry’s leading organisations, he now plays an instrumental role in the strategic growth of JBAndrews. Joshua now has Board level responsibility for the design, management and development of the International Air and Ocean; Overland Services; Contract Logistics and e-Commerce business units. He is also fully responsible for all recruitment, training & development, profitability & strategic growth for the entire business.
Joshua enjoys watching football and cricket as well as playing the occasional round of golf.
Ben Liggins Managing Director
Ben Liggins makes up one half of the senior leadership team of JBAndrews, alongside Joshua Bowerman, specialising in Executive Search in the Logistics & Supply Chain sector. Having established the Logistics & Supply Chain division, Ben went on to achieve the company’s ‘Top Biller’ award with a Leeds based Global Executive Search & Selection business. After also leading teams in Leeds and a branch in London covering various market verticals with the same Search business, Ben was given the opportunity to co-lead JBAndrews from its Head Office in Leeds.
Ben himself specialises in placements within Contract Logistics & Freight Forwarding for all modes of transport, including the Parcel, eCommerce, Shipping, Airlines, and Project Forwarding parts of the Logistics & Supply Chain industry. By way of geographical coverage, Ben’s focus has been on the European & Asia-Pacific regions in his work. His role now within JBAndrews is to ensure the continued growth of the Logistics & Supply Chain division, as well as the strategic development of emerging markets, striving to become the market leading executive search firm across each industry.
Originally from Rutland, Ben studied at Lancaster University, graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Business Studies, after achieving the International Baccalaureate Diploma at Oakham School. Outside of office life, Ben is a keen Football and Rugby Union fan.