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  • WORKSHOP equipment and service provider Maha has appointed Neil Ebbs as project manager for its green field site and new workshop programme.

    Ebbs brings several years’ experience gained in the car industry and in commercial vehicle workshop layout requirements.

  • JOHN Virando has joined the Fleet Accident Repair Group (FARG) as general commercial manager.

    Virando joins from Brown Brothers, a division of Unipart, where he was business development manager for motor manufacturers and work providers.

    In his new role, Virando will be responsible for managing FARG’s insurer-referred business and repairer network activity.

  • PENNY Hydraulics has appointed Rob Thomson as its new area sales manager for the south of England.

    Thomson joins following a 19-year career with tyre supplier ATS, where he was most recently commercial manager.

    In his new role, Thomson will be responsible for major accounts in the local authority, brewing, vehicle bodybuilder and manufacturer and tyre supply sectors.

    The appointment of Thomson follows a team re-organisation which also includes the promotion of Richard Short to sales director and Jonathan Harlock to business development manager.

  • SARAH Monk has joined Chevin Fleet Solutions as operations manager responsible for the support team and training customers on Chevin’s software systems.

    She has previous experience with Thorntons in a similar role as project co-ordinator and internal support helpdesk manager.

    Karen Arden has joined Chevin as developer of the FleetWave team alongside Sarah Ivins, who has joined as software engineer on the support team.

  • CFC Solutions has appointed Wendy Dainter as training officer. Dainter initially joined the group last year as leasing support technical working on leasing products such as Contract Manager. In her role as training manager, Dainter will oversee management, content and implementation of cfc training programmes.

  • THE Devon and Cornwall Constabulary has appointed Martin Davis as its new head of transport.

    Davis will be responsible for a 1,100-strong fleet covering two counties and the Isles of Scilly. He brings several years’ experience including a role in fleet management with Avon County Council and as transport engineer with the Devon and Cornwall Constabulary.

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