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Sam Morton, 38, who joined Frigoscandia Transport from A. D. Forsey (Transport) Ltd, of Weston-Super-Mare, where he was Continental transport manager, is to manage Frigoscandia's new Bristol depot. Graham K. C. Eames, who was formerly with International Express Automotives Ltd, of Doncaster, ta'kes over the other new Frigoscandia regional transport office which is at Doncaster.
Sir Eugene Melville, 59, moves to a new post this month as special adviser on Channel tunnel studies in the DoE and will be responsible for progressing with the Anglo-French private group the studies on which the decision on the proposed construction will be based.
E. Hogg has been promoted by Plaxtorts (Scarborough) Ltd to contract and fleet sales manager: F. Bloom has been appointed sales manager. New area managers are Maurice Bateman (01 272 0339) southern: Dick James (Highley 253) midland and southwestern; David Lawrence (Harrogate 60948) northern: and Barry White (Penn 3215) western.
L1 A. M. Struthers, 34, has been appointed managing director of J. H. Hadfield and Sons Ltd, 'Ir` Ashton-under-Lyne, and Deemer ,,,,,, Bros Ltd, of Hitchin, transport ,,. and distribution companies in
' ''' the transport division of the Oliver Rix Group. Mr Struthers joins the Rix Group from the British Fuel Company where he was transport co-ordinator for the East Midland region.
Reg Foden, 71, joint managing director of Fodens Ltd, retires today after 51 years with the firm. A. Stubbs, chairman of the board, made a presentation to Mr Foden on behalf of heads of departments on Tuesday. Mr Foden was appointed a director with the company in 1951, and became one of three joint managing directors in 1964 on the death of Mr William Foden, the then managing director.
P. D. Daykin, 40, took up his new post yesterday as traffic manager with West Yorkshire Road Car Co Ltd. He joined West Riding Automobile Co Ltd in 1969 as traffic manager and has previously served with transport departments at Nottingham, Bournemouth, Middlesbrough, Preston. Eastboume and Leicester.
C. W. Sampson, who becomes transport manager of Gelligaer UDC on Monday, is senior traffic assistant with Cardiff Corporation Transport and not Gelligaer as stated last week.