Colin S. Walton joins Garrandale board

Garrandale Group announced at Railtex yesterday that Colin S. Walton has joined the board in the role of non-executive director.

A former Chairman of Bombardier Transportation UK and Ireland and of the Railway Industry Association, Colin has a wealth of experience of the rail industry and his current positions include Chairman of the Derby and Derbyshire Railway Forum, the largest cluster of railway companies in the world, and President of the UK Light Rail Transit Forum. He was also the first Chair of the Derby Derbyshire Nottingham Nottinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership (D2N2 LEP).

Garrandale Group CEO Malcolm Prentice commented: “Garrandale’s success hinges on a profound understanding of our customers’ challenges. Colin’s breadth of knowledge of the industry, combined with his perspective as a former customer, will be invaluable in shaping and fine tuning our strategy going forward.”

Colin S. Walton added: “Garrandale is a dynamic organisation with great prospects and I am very excited at this opportunity to play a part in the company’s future. I am also delighted to be joining such a motivated team and I look forward to working closely with my new colleagues.”