Van-osta_optJoannes Van Osta is now based in Moscow as general manager of operations for JCB in Russia.

JCB is a privately owned manufacturer of construction machinery, headquartered in the UK. It has a global presence and manufacturing facilities on four continents.

Van Osta is a transport, logistics and supply chain professional with a broad experience in operations.

His most recent role at the company was as general manager group transport and global machine distribution. Prior to that he was general manager of group transport and logistics, as well as head of supply chain.

He joined the company a decade ago as manager of group transport, moving to the UK from a role with Federal Mogul, based in China.

His replacement in the UK has yet to be named.