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New head of procurement at Porterbrook

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Rolling stock operating company Porterbrook has appointed a new head of procurement.

Anvesh Prasad has more than 20 years’ experience in procurement and engineering, having worked for the likes of SIG, BAE Systems, Bombardier and Rolls-Royce.

Porterbrook chief commercial officer Stephen McGurk said: “I am delighted to welcome Anvesh to my team.

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“Porterbrook is looking to invest significant sums in both existing fleets and new trains over coming years. Anvesh will play a key role in enhancing our partnerships with both the after-market supply chain and OEMs.”

Anvesh, who joined Porterbrook on March 12, added: “With a renewed emphasis on asset management and innovative product development Porterbrook will be looking to build strong and long-term relationships with its existing supply chain, as well as identify new entrants who can help us meet the needs of tomorrow’s passengers.”

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