People news for July 201106 July 2011

The European Transport Training Association (EuroTra) has appointed industry guru James Tillyer as its new president.

Beverley Bell is now deputy senior traffic commissioner while the current STC, Philip Brown, remains on special leave for health reasons.

BEN, the automotive industry charity, has appointed Peter Cottle as head of business development.

Peter Williamson is the new fleet manager for FedEx UK, having moved from Argos, where he was national fleet maintenance manager.

Simon Elliott, currently director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the UK, is to become managing director of Volkswagen Group Ireland in August.

Grant Willman has joined Continental Tyres' UK and Ireland commercial vehicle tyres marketing team as retread and brand manager.

The Freight Transport Association's Chris Welsh is the new secretary general of the Global Shippers' Forum (GSF), and FTA is also to provide the GSF's secretariat.

Mike Taylor is Hyva UK's new national sales manager covering tipping equipment, skiploaders, hookloaders and cranes. Meanwhile, Steve Bowdidge has joined the company from Reynolds Boughton as area sales manager for London and the South East.

Brian Tinham

Related Companies
Continental Tyre Group Ltd
Fedex (UK) Ltd
Freight Transport Association Ltd
Hyva (UK) Ltd
Volkswagen Audi Group UK Ltd

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