Peter ThorringtonFormer President & COO, UTi Worldwide, Inc.
Peter Thorrington has been involved with Opportunity International since 1990. He joined the Board of Directors in 2004 and served as Chairman from 2008-2009. He served on the Board of Opportunity Mozambique and South Africa for 8 years. Peter served as President and COO at UTi Worldwide Inc., where he had been a director since its formation.The company went public on NASDAQ in 2000. He has previously held many positions including joint chief executive officer of BAX Global, Inc, president of WTC International Inc, co-founder and managing director of Rand Freight Ltd in South Africa. Peter received his MBA from the University of Cape Town and a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Natal, both in South Africa. Peter is a member of Oceanside Christian Fellowship Church and supports Westmont College. Peter and his wife, Monique, have four children and eight grandchildren.