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Simplytrak welcomes new MD as Andrew Johnson takes ‘step back’

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Simplytrak has announced the appointment of Ian Wood as managing director as founder Andrew Johnson takes a step back.

Johnson will now focus on the long term financial planning and growth of the wider group of companies, while Wood, will focus on business and customer expansion.

“We’re confident that the business is in safe hands with Ian as he’s already been a vital member of the senior management team and heavily involved in R&D for a number of years,” said Johnson.

Joining as a business development manager in 2015, Wood’s promotion will see him assist in the development and launch of new products, including in-vehicle witness cameras.

Wood said: “We’ve had some fantastic results over the last couple of years and the business has continued to grow both in terms of personnel and the products and features that we offer to customers.

“It’s definitely an exciting time to be taking over the role of MD. There are more plans to recruit so that we can continue to offer the same exceptional levels of service to our growing customer base that our existing customers are used to.”

Shaun Brennan has also been appointed as business development manager, having previously worked at MAN Truck & Bus, he brings 10 years’ experience in the transport industry.

Brennan said: “I’m delighted to have joined a business that genuinely puts the customer first and I can’t wait to get out there and introduce myself to businesses and help them improve their fleet management activities.”

Wood said: “The growth of Simplytrak as we continue to develop and release new products and features has meant that we need to expand to build on the exceptional service levels that we offer to new and existing customers.

“Shaun’s appointment is vital to this and his experience will complement the great work that our team are already doing.”

Pictured: (L) Andrew Johnson and Ian Wood

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