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MR. J. R. PARK, director of research and development, has been appointed assistant managing director of the British Oxygen Co., Ltd.
MR. W. B. CHRISTISON, traffic superintendent of W. Alexander and Sons. Ltd., has been appointed district superintendent for Aberdeen-Dundee area.
MR. W. R. CORMACK has been appointed traffic manager of Bryant and May. Ltd., in succession to MR. C. F. KING, who has been appointed assistant secretary.
. MR. ,H. HINCHLIFFE. office manager of the Nottingham branch of the Firestone Tyre and Rubber Co., Ltd., is now representing the company in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.
MR. C. G. C. DXNDRIDGE, MR. LEACH and MR. W. H. MoRmocx have been appointed directors of the Eastern Counties Omnibus Co., Ltd. MR. H. G. N. READ has resigned from the board.
MR. T. J. E. PRICE and .MR. C. L. Thomas have been re-elected chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of the South Wales Area of the Road Haulage Association. Chairmen of the four subareas are as follow:—Cardiff, MR. F. C. HARFOOT; Newport, MR. C. D. DICKINSON; Swansea, MR. S. J. JEFFERY; Carmarthen, MR. C. L. THOMAS.
MR. H. H. CUNDELL has been appointed sales manager of the British Aluminium Co., Ltd. MR. A. W. LANGHAM WM continue to be responsible for the sales planning department. MR. E. E. SpitiErr has been asipointed development manager in succession to Mr. Cundell, and MR. P. S. W. SWAREY succeeds Mr. Spillett as assistant development manager.
MR. F. J. EATON and MR. W. P. RUSSELL have been appointed chairman and vice-chairman respectively of the West Midland Area of the National Association of Furniture Warehousemen and Removers. MR. DODD has become chairman of the North-western Area, and MR. J. ,MOORES vice-chairman. New chairmen of sub-areas are as follow:—Nottingham, MR. F. E. PORTER; Torbay, MR. W S. J. WILKINSON; Sheffield, MR. FOTHERRY.
MR. F. L CONNOLLY has been elected president of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. He is chairman and managing director of Connolly Bros. (Curriers), Ltd.. and has been an active officer of the Society for many years. SIR REGINALD ROOTE.S has been elected deputy president, and MR. W. LYONS chairman and managing director of Jaguar Cars, Ltd., and MAJOR-GENERAL J. S. CRAWFORD, C.B., C.B.E.. director of Guy Motors, Ltd., vice-presidents. MR. W. R. BLACK, who was vice-president for 1946-47, and chairman of the bodybuilders' section, has been appointed honorary treasurer. He is managing director of Park Royal Vehicles, Ltd.
A28 MR. E. W. WArrs has been aPpointed chairman and MR. A. V. HARRISON vicechairman of the National Livestock Functional Group of the Road Haulage Association.
MR. C. L. EDWARDS, of C.A.V., Ltd., has been elected chairman of the NorthEastern centre, Automobile Division, Institution of Mechanical Engineers, in succession to MR. FREDERICK HOWARTH. Vice-chairman is MR. T. H. PARKINSON, of Leeds Corportion.
MR. H. L. MILLwARo, appointed transport engineer to the North-Western Electricity Board, has for the past seven years been manager of Halifax Corporation's transport department, which provides vehicles for various municipal purposes. From 1930, he was chief engineer, at Halifax, of Hebble Motor Services, Ltd.
MR. C. BF.NTHAm, C.B.E., M.I.C.E.. M.1Ns-r.T., has retired from the chairmanship of Henry Simons, Ltd. He is succeeded by SIR PATRICK HAMILTON. Mr. Bentham has held many important posts. He has
been president of the British Engineers' Association, and chairman of the northwestern section of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and of the Liverpool and Manchester branch of the Institute of Transport. He was Deputy Controller-General of Machine Tools in 1943-44.
MR. C. F. WATTS,
formerly transport officer of the British Oxygen Co., Ltd., has been appointed transport director.
MR. ERNST GOLDSCHMIDT, P.O. Box 274, Mogadishu, Somalia, has been appointed sole main distributor in that country for piston assemblies and other products of Specialloid, Ltd.
MR. j. W. CALL, director of cleansing, Bradford, has been elected chairman of the Institute of Cleansing's North-Eastern centre. He succeeds MR. A. J. BURRELI, director of cleansing, Halifax.
Functional groups in the Hull area of the Road Haulage Association have elected the following chairmen:—Milk carriers: MR. L. WALKER. Meat carriers: MR. R. E. BRUTON. Horsedvehicle operators: MR. H. HUNTER. Agricultural hauliers: MR. J. HumsoN.
Functional groups in the Yorkshire West Riding Area of the Road Haulage Association have re-elected the following as their chairmen:—Express carriers, MR. E. J. BOORMAN; livestock carriers, MR. G. F. LINDSAY; tippingvehicle operators, MR. C. N. AKEROYD; meat carriers. MR. J. MoRturr.
MR. H. HODSON has succeeded Ma.
L. BAr LAN as chairman of the Hull and District Centre of the Institute of Transport. Other officers were elected as follow:—Senior vice-chairman, MR. R. A. GALE; junior vice-chairman and hon. secretary, MR. G. H. PULFREY: junior vice-chairman, MR. G. H. BRADI EY.
MR. H. WILLSHAW, O.B.E., M.I.MEcu.E., chief engineer of the Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd., has left for the United Stases by the "Queen Elizabeth" on a visit to the Buffalo and the Toronto factories, both of which he helped to establish. MR. F. A.
DAVENPORT, deputy eng;neer at Speke, accompanies him.
MR. R. E. BRITTON has been re-elected chairman of the Yorkshire Hull area of the Road Haulage Association. The vice-chairmen are Ma. J. HEWSON and MR. A. E. AcEv. The six sub-areas have elected the following:—Hull: Chairman, MR. J. W. NEWFIAI■4; vice-chairman, MR. P. E. SUFFIELD. Driffield: Chairman, MR. T. V. PICKERING; vice-chairman, MR.
J. H. SHORES. • Howden-Market Weighton: Chairman, MR. J. FRANCE; vice-chairman, Ma. J. HEWSON. Bridlington: Chairman, MR. C. W. NICHOLLS; vice-chairman, MR. T. N. TURNER. MalIOD: Chairman, MR.
M. D. THACKRAY; vice-chairman, MR. G. DENNIS. Scarborough: Chairman, MR. W. NEWHAM-DAWSON; vicechairman, MR. C. A. MARRINER.