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Ben Woods joins Porterbrook as Engineering Business Development Director

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Porterbrook has confirmed the appointment of Ben Woods as Engineering Business Development Director, starting in July.

Having started his career in the railway industry as a Graduate Technical Support Engineer at Porterbrook in 2004, he returns bringing a wealth of experience from senior engineering roles at East Midlands Trains, Arriva Trains Wales, Network Rail, IPEX Consulting and most recently at FirstGroup plc.

Ben Ackroyd, Chief Operating Officer said: “We’re pleased that Ben is rejoining the team. With over 4000 vehicles in our diverse portfolio, his expertise will be a huge asset as we look to further capitalise on our recent strategic investments and shape new opportunities in the future.”

Ben Woods said: “I’m delighted to be coming back at such an exciting time for the business.  Through coordinating early-stage workstreams with customers and suppliers, in partnership with teams across the company, I look forward to building on its strong reputation for innovation, collaboration, and delivering value for our customers.”

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