Ben Woods joins Porterbrook as Engineering Business Development Director

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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