People news for June 201208 June 2012

Sharn Samra has been appointed Head of Truck and Bus Marketing for Michelin Tyre, with responsibility for the UK and Ireland.

Matthew Dale is the new national LCV sales manager at Nissan. He joins the manufacturer from Lombard, where he built the light commercial fleet from 500 to 23,000 vehicles in just 10 years.

Charlotte Brew is the the new marketing manager for Midlands Truck & Van, representing all three branches – Birmingham, Coventry and Wolverhampton.

David Richards has joined Optare Group as quality systems manager, moving from EvoBus UK, where he was homologation manager.

WYG has announced that Norman Johnston is its new technical director, specialising in intelligent transport systems (ITS) for its transport division.

Succeeding Peter Henry, Matthew Robinson is the new managing director at Valeo Service UK.

Paul Alban becomes parts manager, UK & Ireland, at trailer manufacturer Schmitz Cargobull, based at the company's headquarters in Warrington, Cheshire.

FirstGroup has appointed Chris Surch as group finance director.

Wayne Freeman is the new general sales manager at Partswash. Freeman will head up the development of Partswash, following its acquisition by Safetykleen UK.

Two staff changes have been made at Thatcham, as Nick Clay becomes vehicle manufacturer sector development manager, and Clare Ballard, the academy business manager.

Public services provider Amey has recruited Mark Brown as business development director of its consulting division.

Brian Tinham

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Michelin Tyre plc
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WYG Group

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