Former Heathrow Airport Holdings chief executive Colin Matthews is to take over as chairman of the Highways Agency from September. Matthews will take up his new role as the agency is transformed into a government-owned company in a controversial move intended to save £2.6bn over the next 10 years. A former group CEO of Hays and Severn Trent, Matthews takes over the post from Alan Cook, who has held it since January 2011. Matthews will be paid £130,000 for a minimum of […]
Suttons Group has appointed former Wincanton chief executive Graeme McFaull as its chairman of supply chain and logistics.
The government has defended its controversial decision to reform the Highways Agency, and revealed the roles the newly installed strategic road network (SRN) watchdogs will play as part of the changes.
Norbert Dentressangle has signed a four-year contract with the Highways Agency to store and distribute emergency salt for Britain’s roads. The firm is one of five companies responsible for procuring, storing and distributing road salt to the Highways Agency’s service providers across the country. The contract runs until 2016 and builds on ND’s existing relationship with the Highways Agency. In 2010 the firm began storing and distributing items associated with the maintenance of roadside cameras, emergency telephones and signs on […]