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Freightliner Group personnel change

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From 13 October, Neil McNicholas will be appointed as Business Development Director of Freightliner Group.

Neil first worked for British Nuclear Fuels Limited, where he oversaw numerous projects involving new plant design, infrastructure maintenance, waste management and plant decommissioning. He went on to become a founding member of Direct Rail Services (DRS). He managed the company’s operations and engineering functions, before taking on the role of managing director for 17 years.

On his new role at Freightliner, Neil said: ‘‘I am looking forward to joining the Freightliner Group at such an exciting time in the company’s development and to working with the rest of the team in delivering Freightliner’s future strategy and plans.’’

Freightliner Chief Executive, Russell Mears said: ‘‘I am delighted to welcome Neil to the team. He brings a wealth of operational and commercial experience in rail freight to the business which will prove invaluable to both our domestic and international development.”

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