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MR. W. F. FRENCH, who has been chairman of P.S.V. Operators, Ltd., since the company's inception in 1932, has resigned. Observers expect that MR. F. J. SPEIGHT, vice-chairman, will be elected chairman at the annual meeting next month.
MR. W. SurroN. managing director of Willowbrook, Ltd., has retired after 40 years' service. The position has been taken over by MR. G. R. Wutire, who is also managing director of Duple Motor Bodies, Ltd.
MR. A. B. DODD has -been appointed architect of Ribble Motor Services. Ltd., following the retirement of MR. C. D. QUINN. MR. W. M. GLENDEN, Ulverston district track superintendent, has been appointed superintendent of the north central area.
MR. W. H. Frrz-SmoNs has been appointed commercial-vehicle sales and service director of Harry Ferguson (Motors), Ltd., Belfast. MR. A. V. HARRIS, who is in charge of parts and supplies, and MR. J. J. TAYLOR have also been appointed to the board.
MR. C. T. HUMPIDGE, general manager of Bradford Transport Department, has been elected chairman of the Yorkshire section of the Institute of Transport. MR. A. J. BUSHELL, transport manager of Rowntree and Co., Ltd., and MR. G. W. BATTENSBY, general manager of the. Yorkshire Woollen District Transport Co.. Ltd., are vice-chairmen. MR. A. STONE. deputy chief traffic officer of Leeds Transport Department, is honorary secretary and MR. E. M. POLLARD, traffic superintendent of Y.W.D.T. Co., Ltd., is honorary treasurer. MR. R. H. BROOKS, assistant secretary of Red and White Services, Ltd., Chepstow, Monmouthshire, has been appointed company secretary.
MR. A. E. GRIMSHAW, eastern regional manager of Raybestos-Belaco, Ltd., retires at the end of the month. He will be succeeded by MR. F. DAWSON.
MM.-GEN. P. G. WHITEFOORD has been appointed a member of the Central Transport Consultative Committee until December 31. He replaces MAJ. J. R. H. HARLEY.
MR. D. 0. GOOD (Pioneer Haulage, Ltd., Beer) has been elected chairman of the Devon and Cornwall Area of the Road Haulage Association. MR. L. C. MATTHEWS (Heavy Transport Co., Ltd., St. Austell), MR. W. E. BLATcuiFoRD (Blatchfords [Packers and Removers], Ltd.. Exeter), and MR. C. S. L. BLIRLEIGH (Glover and Uglow, Ltd., Callington) are vice-chairmen.