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Fleet Operations strengthens leadership team with senior appointment

By Richard Hipkiss - Fleet Operations News|Industry News

In a strategic move to bolster its executive team, Fleet Operations, the UK’s leading independent specialist in fleet and mobility management, has announced the promotion of David Forbes to Operations Director.

The appointment marks a significant step in the company’s commitment to excellence and innovation in leadership during a pivotal phase of growth and expansion.

Forbes’ elevation follows more than a decade of outstanding service at Fleet Operations, where he has consistently exhibited exceptional skill and leadership.

As the head of the operations division for the past five years, he has been instrumental in driving significant improvements across all departments, notably in establishing and expanding the company’s technical services division.

His leadership has been crucial in not only enhancing operational efficiency, but also in supporting the development of a 70-strong team.

Forbes will now chair the Senior Leadership Team, playing a crucial role in the strategic direction and daily management of the company.

“David’s promotion resonates deeply with our core values and vision at Fleet Operations,” said Managing Director Richard Hipkiss.

“His journey from a dedicated team member to a leadership role exemplifies the ethos of hard work, innovation, and strategic foresight we cherish.

“As we stand on the cusp of new opportunities and challenges, David’s role will be integral to our strategy, guiding our operations with a vision that ensures both resilience and growth. It is a testament to his invaluable contribution and is a clear indicator of our confidence in his ability to help steer the company to ever greater success.”

The announcement underscores Fleet Operations’ dedication to fostering talent within and strengthening its leadership as it continues to lead the way in fleet and mobility management.


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