Freightliner Group has announced that Neil McNicholas will be appointed as Business Development Director from Tuesday 13 October 2015.
Neil was a founding member of Direct Rail Services (DRS) managing the company’s operations and engineering functions before taking on the role of managing director for 17 years.
Prior to DRS, Neil worked for British Nuclear Fuels Limited, overseeing numerous projects involving new plant design, infrastructure maintenance, waste management and plant decommissioning.
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."