Phil Quelch becomes COO of GPFS

Go Plant Fleet Services has appointed Phil Quelch as Chief Operating Officer.

Mercedes-Benz Trucks appoints Sam Whittaker as National Sales Director

Sam Whittaker is the new National Sales Director at Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK.

New Operations Director for CMS SupaTrak

CMS SupaTrak has appointed Gary Strange as Operations Director.

New additions to MFS Sales team

As part of its planned sales expansion programme, commercial vehicle company Marshall Fleet Solutions has announced the arrival of two new industry specialists within its national sales team.

New Field Sales Executive for Truckman

Truckman has appointed Michelle Smith as Field Sales Executive to support its racking and conversions division.

New appointments for Versalift

Versalift UK, the vehicle-mounted platform provider, has appointed a new Engineering Manager and two additional engineers, taking the engineering team total to six.

Rosenbauer UK restructures leadership team

The British manufacturer of firefighting appliances – has significantly restructured its senior leadership team as the company prepares to consolidate its growth over the next five years.

SFS appoints technical procurement specialist

Contract hire and fleet management company, Specialist Fleet Services (SFS), has expanded its procurement team with the appointment of Darren Wade as Technical Specialist.

Office Manager role for IAAF’s Ann Silvester

The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has confirmed that team member Ann Silvester’s new role is now Office Manager.

SFS appoints technical procurement specialist

Contract hire and fleet management company, Specialist Fleet Services (SFS), has expanded its procurement team with the appointment of Darren Wade as Technical Specialist.

Weighing company opens Scandinavia office

Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS) has opened a new office in Sweden marking the company’s expansion into Scandinavia.

Mercedes-Benz appoints Katie Purcell as Head of Special Trucks – Unimog

In her new role, Katie reports to Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK Managing Director Mike Belk and is responsible for driving sales within the Special Vehicles sector.

Nicola Kane joins Dennis Eagle

Nicola Kane has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for vehicle manufacturer Dennis Eagle.

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John Deere appoints turf specialist

Michael Grey has been appointed the new strategic account manager for turf and other non-agricultural equipment at John Deere.

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Ariens appoints new Director of Sales EMEAA

Ariens has appointed Jackie Williams as Director of Sales EMEAA. She will succeed John Horn who is retiring from Ariens at the end of 2018.

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Truckman appoints two new stock controllers

Two new stock controllers have been appointed to the team of 4x4 and car accessory manufacturer and distributor Truckman.

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SOE appoints Bruce McGill as new CEO

The Society of Operations Engineers has appointed Bruce McGill as chief executive officer.

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Oxford Direct Services appoints Aled Bath as finance director

Aled Bath has been appointed finance director of Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the commercial arm of Oxford City Council. 

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Bell Truck and Van strengthens management team

The new owners of Mercedes-Benz dealer Bell Truck and Van have strengthened their management team by making a series of appointments to key positions.

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Kubota UK appoints David Hart as new MD

Kubota Holdings Europe has appointed David Hart as managing director of Kubota UK.

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Brigade Electronics appoints Rachel Hutson as first IT director

Brigade Electronics Group has appointed Rachel Hutson as group IT and communications director to support the company’s rapid growth. She is the first female director of Brigade.

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Whale appoints Robert Frew for Scottish sales role

Whale Tankers has appointed Robert Frew as the new Regional Sales Manager for Scotland. He is replacing Alan Steel who retired in April.  

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Kubota UK chooses Martin Tyler for new field service role

Kubota UK has appointed Martin Tyler as its field service manager. The new management role has been created to provide more support to its independent dealer network and end-user customers.

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Keith McCormick joins mower specialist Major Equipment

Major Equipment, the designer and manufacturer of tractor-mounted park and turf mowers, has appointed Keith McCormick as its new Scottish and North of England sales representative.

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Whale Tankers appoints Phil Greenfield to service role

Whale Tankers has expanded and restructured its service department with Phil Greenfield leading the business side of the team as service business manager.

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CTS appoints new national hire manager

Municipal vehicle hire company CTS Hire has appointed Tony Nicholson as its new national hire manager.

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Isuzu Truck appoints two to national sales team

Hatfield-based truck manufacturer Isuzu Truck UK has appointed Lee Tansley to the national role of fleet sales manager. 

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New support for Polaris Technical and Service Department

Polaris has appointed Kenny Kay as technical and warranty specialist.

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Licence Bureau appoints Martin Starkey to bring training in-house

Martin Starkey has joined Licence Bureau as its first ever training and business development manager.

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VWS appoints new operations director

Trevor Evans has been appointed as operations director for Reading-based Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS).

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CountyClean Group appoints new marketing manager

Becky Rowland has been appointed as marketing manager at Eastbourne-based CountyClean Group, one of the biggest liquid waste management providers for London and the South East.

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Sentinel Systems appoints new sales manager for Scotland and the North

Commercial vehicle safety specialist Sentinel Systems is expanding its services in Scotland and has appointed a new sales manager, Scott Logan, in response to the increase in demand for vehicle and pedestrian protection.

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Eminox appoints technical director for product development

Gainsborough-based emissions specialist Eminox has appointed Steve Whelan as its new technical director.

Picture of the four recruits to Daimler Fleet Management, left-to-right: Simon Barr, Oliver Offredy, Matthew Pretorius and Ashley Boaden

Daimler Fleet Management recruits four

Daimler Fleet Management (DFM) has strengthened its UK team by recruiting four sales staff.

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KPMG appoints new UK head of transport

KPMG has appointed Ed Thomas as the firm’s UK head of transport.

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Jaama recruits six customer-facing staff

Fleet and asset management software company Jaama has recruited a further six staff – five in the customer service department and a project consultant who has joined the company’s implementation team.

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Kubota UK strengthens marketing team with four appointments

Kubota UK has made four new appointments to its marketing team in a bid to become a centre of marketing excellence.

Charity bike ride team from transport industry tackles Italy

For the fourth year running, TIP Trailer Services is supporting a cycling team from the UK and Irish transport industries to raise monies for charity. Having previously raised almost £100,000 from previous events, this year's target is £40,000.

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Wrights Group changes management team

Wrights Group has changed its management team to cofocus on product innovation, customer choice and support.

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Greg Taylor new managing director at Essential Fleet Services

Greg Taylor has been appointed managing director at Essential Fleet Services, the specialist vehicle contract hire, maintenance and rental business.

Picture of the three new CDEnviro appointees (left to right) John Irwin, Andrew Wilson and Diarmaid Connaire

CDEnviro appoints three new international business development managers

Waste solutions specialist, CDEnviro has appointed new business development managers for Australia, North America and Switzerland as it looks to increase the volume of material recovered from waste around the world. 

Picture of Isotrak's new executive chairman Jim Sumner

Isotrak announces new leadership team

Fleet management software specialist Isotrak has appointed a new leadership team. Jim Sumner, a former managing director of Leyland Trucks, joins as executive chairman and Tony English, a former managing director of MiX Telematics Europe, is the new chief executive officer.

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Chevin appoints global sales and marketing director

David Gladding has been appointed to the newly-created position of global sales and marketing director at Chevin Fleet Solutions.

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Licence Bureau appoints compliance manager and apprentices

Katie Swingler has been appointed as the new compliance manager of Licence Bureau.

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Steve Lee joins RWM Show

Former CIWM chief executive Steve Lee has joined Ascential Events as an industry advisor for the RWM Show.

Picture of the four new recruits at Chevin

Chevin completes recruitment drive

Fleet software specialists Chevin Fleet Solutions has recruited four new staff and promoted three more at its UK head office to help meet demand on its services.

Picture of CountyClean Group managing director Mike Walker (left) welcoming Paul Monck to the company

Paul Monck joins the CountyClean Group

Paul Monck has joined the liquid waste management specialists CountyClean Group as commercial manager in Eastbourne.

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Cenex names Steve Carroll head of transport

Low carbon technology organisation Cenex has appointed Steve Carroll as head of transport.

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TyrePal hires telematics expert as ops director

Tyre pressure monitoring specialist TyrePal is expanding its in-house expertise and skills by hiring Steve Coffin as operations director. 

Picture of Phil Baker

Phil Baker joins Roadlink International

Commercial vehicle parts supplier Roadlink International has appointed Phil Baker as area sales manager to cover the south and south east territory.

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