First Eastern Counties promotions
First Eastern Counties has internally promoted two of its long serving managers. Chris Speed has taken on the new role of Business Manager, which will see him working closely with local management at depot level, providing support and encouragement on developing new ideas and progressing the existing operation. He has worked for First for 15 years, following in his father’s footsteps as a driver. He moved into operations and more recently Norwich Depot Operations Manager. Mark Reynolds has been promoted to Fleet Engineer. Mark started working as an apprentice for Great Yarmouth Transport in
1990. Following acquisition by First, he has been employed as Depot Manager for Lowestoft and Great Yarmouth, managing both operation and engineering functions. Chris will report to Eastern Counties General Manager, Hugo Forster, and Mark will report directly to Interim MD, David Squire.
David Squire said, ‘Both Chris and Mark have a fantastic track record with our Company, and a great working relationship with our operational and engineering teams. The new Business Manager and Fleet Engineer roles will ensure First Eastern Counties always delivers on their commitment to customers, and shows we are forever looking at ways to grow and develop our business.’