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5th September 1947
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MR. N. F. STOCKBRIDGE has joined the board of Vauxhall Motors, Ltd.

MR, J. HARRISON has resigned from the position of production manager at Brush Coachworks, Ltd.

Ma_ J. L. BLACKWOOD MURRAY, South African manager of Albion Motors (Overseas), Ltd., has been appointed a director of that company.

M. HAROLD HOBSON, B.Sc. (Engineering), Minst C.E., M.I.E.E., has joined the board of Jowett Cars, Ltd. From 1944 to 1947 he was chairman of the Central Electricity Board.

MR. D. C. MACMILLAN, who has been district manager in Aberdeen since 1937 for the Anglo-American Oil Co., Ltd., has been appointed costs and operations manager for the company at its divisional headquarters in Glasgow. He is being succeeded by MR, J. F. HUNTER, who is in Glasgow.

COL. A. C. R. Warm, managing director of the Austin Motor Export Corporation, is to go to Australia in about two weeks' time. Incidentally, several Australian representatives have been at the Longbridge works for the past two or three months, studying production. They are now on their return voyage.

MR. G. F. CRAVEN, who has retired after 14 years as general .manager of Halifax Corporation Passenger Transport Department, was recently the guest of honour at a Halifax luncheon, when he was presented with an album containing the signatures of the Passenger Transport Committee. Alderman Charles Holdsworth, the chairman of the Committee (and, incidentally, mayor-elect), referred to the great progress of the undertaking under Mr. Craven's guidance. Others also paid tribute. He is being succeeded by MR. F. E. Com., formerly manager at Southport.

MR. S. HOLLANDS, home sales manager of the Associated Equipment Co., Ltd., MR. G. ROBINSON, chief designer, MR. C. C. G. NEWBERRY, assistant production control manager, and Mit. L. H. SEWELL, assistant works manager, sailed last week in the "Queen Elizabeth" on a seven weeks' business trip to the U.S.A. and Canada. After a few days in New York, Mr. Hollands and Mr. Robinson will visit the Associated Equipment Company of Canada, Ltd., in Montreal, and then carrY out a series of trips to manufacturing and operating companies in Toronto, Chicago and other cities. Mr. Robinson will, later, cross the continent to San Francisco, Mr. Newberry and Mr. Sewell will carry out visits to leading machine-tool manufacturers in the States. The four will return in the " Queen Elizabeth" on October 18.

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