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MR. J. M. GIEFoao has been appointed European sales manager of the AvelingBarford Group.
MR. R. S. ODD is resigning his appointment as a director and general manager of Wilmot-Breeden to become joint managing director of Lansing-13-agnall., Ltd.
MR. PETER WILLIAM HOLLE.';' has been appointed director And general :Manager of the COVentry. Gauge and Tod Co. (Aust.)-PtY., Ltd.; Bankstown. New South Wales.
MR. JAMES, ROBERTSON is ii be released from his position, as chief production engineer Of Simms Motor sUnits, Ltd.; to become special technical aSsistant'to the, managing director.
MR. KENNETH BAIRD has become ' manager and' MR. KEITH 'G ERRARD assistant manager of the newly corrstituted personnel and industrial relations division of f. Perkins, Ltd.
MR. H. J. LYN HAM, at present personal assistant to the chief engineer of the, Northern General Transport Co., Ltd., has been .appointed assistant engineer-of
the East Kent Road Car Co,. Ltd, MR. V. MARTIN-JONES; chairman of Lodge Plugs, "Ltd., will leave London Airport by B.O.A.C. Comet today for a tour of agents and distributors for the company in Kenya, Southern Rhodesia and South Africa, He returns to London on March 16.
MR. Q. MARDEN. home sales manager of the Spire fastenings division of Simmonds Aerocessories, Ltd., is to visit the group's factory at Ballarat, Australia. lie will return via the United States, where he will visit Tinnerman Products, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
MR. LESLIE H. Davis, formerly lubricants supervisor and assistant to MR. A. E. MoAuLav, lubricants manager of Scottish Oils and Shell-Mex. Ltd., has been appointed lubricants manager of the .southern division of Shell-Mex and B.P., Ltd., Southampton. MR. W. W. HARROW has succeeded him in Scotland.
MR. M. A. HOLMES has been appointed chairman of Bristol Commercial Vehicles, Ltd., and Eastern Coach Works, Ltd., from March 31, in place of MR. S. KENNEDY, who, as previously announced, is also succeeded by Mr. Holmes as chairman of the Tilling Group. MR. C. H. PICKETT, director of the Bristol Omnibus Co., Ltd., becomes chairman of the company and a director of Hants and Dorset Motor Services, Ltd., and the Southern Vectis Omnibus Co., LW. MR. T. W. H. G AILEY becomes chairman of Red and White Services, Ltd., and United 'Welsh Services, Ltd., and a director of the Bristol Omnibus Co., Ltd.
MR." W. A. DUCK WORTH has been appointed northern representative of the heavy .frictions division of Gandy, Ltd.
MR JOHN ANDERSON, who has been 'traffic manager of Middlesbrough Co-Operative Society, Ltd., for 28 years, has retired.
MR. H. 0. H A LLAS, manager of the Middle East zone of F. Perkins, Ltd., leaves on Tuesday for visits to Turkey, Egypt,, Amman, Cyprus and Greece.
MR. C. LONODE.N, previously. Sheffield depot manager, has been appointed district manager at the Middlesbrough branch of Kerry's (Great Britain), Ltd.
Ma. F. P. D. TAYLOR has been appointed to the board of Maidstone and District Motor Services, Ltd., in place of MR. C. W. G. ELL1FF, Who has resigned.
MR. R. E. MORRIS has been appointed manager of accessories and repair materials of the tyre replacement division of the Goodyear Tyre and Rubber Co. (Great Britain), Ltd. He was previously Midland sales -representative. MR. F. FOXLEY, dealer relations manager at • Wolverhampton, has completed 40 years' service.
MR, J. E. HOLLANDS, chief engineer of the North Western Road Car Co., Ltd., has been appointed group engineer to Canadian Motorways, Ltd., whose haulage and household-removals activities are spread throughout Canada. He was previously rolling-stock engineer with the Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Co., Ltd., after serving an apprenticeship with A.E.C., Ltd.
M. D. G. STOKES, director and general' sales and service manager of Leyland Motors, Ltd., and MR. STANLEY iVlatou_AND, director and works manager, have flown to India to discuss with executives of Ashok Leyland, Ltd., Madras, how to increase output. Ashok Leyland raised 'Comet production by 28 per cent. last year, but demand is outstripping factory capacity.