LORAM, Maintenance of the Way Inc., (LORAM) today announced the appointment of Joe Carlin as interim Managing Director of Loram UK Ltd – which is based in Derby at the heart of the UK rail industry.
Joe’s appointment follows the recent acquisition of ‘RVEL’ by LORAM, and the planned integration of the Loram UK organisation into its US parent.
Joe Carlin, MD Loram UK, said: “Loram UK is committed to working with our customers, supply chain and stakeholders to deliver cost efficient railway engineering, operations and rail-head treatment services to Britain’s railway.
“I am delighted to take up the baton handed on by Andy Lynch who built up RVEL into an organisation that we were proud to bring into the LORAM family. I have asked Andy to continue his support for Loram UK by acting in an advisory role.
“At the same time I have asked Andy Houghton, Loram UK’s Commercial Director, to take on the role of Deputy Managing Director; whilst he continues to build up the business, meet customer needs and drive efficiencies”.
Loram UK is working with an executive search firm to identify a full-time, and UK based, Managing Director who can best serve the needs of its customers in train operating and infrastructure owning companies.
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For more information on Loram UK Ltd please visit www.loram.co.uk
LORAM is a global leader in the provision of railway vehicle engineering, rail head treatment, infrastructure maintenance equipment and services.
LORAM provides a range of specialist products and services to railways worldwide, including: rail grinding, specialty grinding, undercutting, shoulder ballast cleaning, track lifting, Railvac® excavation, ditching, rail handling, track inspection, friction management services and data services.