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MR. P. WALE has been appointed managing director of E. G. Brown and Co., Ltd.
FIELD-MARSHAL VISCOUNT ALANBROOKE has joined the board of the Triplex Safety Glass Co., Ltd.
MR. P. RHODES is to retire at the end of the year from his position as London area manager of the Hoffman Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and will be succeeded by MR. S. G. M. SHALLARD.
MR. R. -H.WEIR, director of engine research and development at the Ministry of Supply, will on January I become principal -director -of the department, in Succession to Ant CDRE. F. R. BAN-Rs.
MR. G. PAWLYN has been appointed deputy-chairman of Ransomcs, Sims and Jefferies, Ltd. He succeeds MR. J. H. W. PAWLYN, who remains a director, SIR JOHN GREAVES has joined the hoard.
Ma. C. W. BAILEY has succeeded MR. C. SAMPSON as secretary of the Eastern Counties Omnibus Co., Ltd. Mr. Sampson held this position from the formation of the companyin 1931, until his recent retirement. MR. J. L. LAWRENCE, managing director of Jenolite, Ltd., is visiting India, Malaya, Australia, New Zealand and the U.S.A.
MR. W. H. CRITCHLOW has been appointed general sales manager, and MR. E. F. CiroPPEN assistant general .sales manager, of the EsSo Petroleum Co Ltd.
• MR. B. A. TUNKS has been appointed 'manager of the northern division of the Esso Petroleum Co,, Ltd. His former post of manager of the south-western division has been taken over by MR. E. W. HARDimAN, previously manager of the advertising and sales-promotion department.
GIVING details of all current British and many foreign models "Specifications and Prices of 1954 Cars has been published by Temple Press Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, London, E.C.1, price 6d., or 8d. by post.
A FTER the half-year peak in July, registrations of new vehicles, other than cars and motorcycles, fell sharply in August. The total for the Month was 9,512, compared with 13,327 in July. Other details are contained in the following table:—