Mike Harmer Belvoir Rail new appointment

New strategic appointment at Belvoir Rail

Rolling stock parts manufacturer, Belvoir Rail has announced the appointment of Mike Harmer as its new Chief of Strategic Operations.

Harmer is an industry veteran, with over three decades in the sector, and joins from transport company, Schaltbrau Transportation.

In his new role, he will be responsible for leading the growth strategy of the company, leveraging his expertise and understanding of the rail market to drive new business opportunities, foster customer partnerships, and advance our expansion in the UK rail market.

Commenting on his appointment, Harmer said: " I'm thrilled to join Belvoir Rail, a company I've long admired. Belvoir Rail is an exceptionally ambitious and agile SME, standing proud with a clear vision, mission, and values, coupled with an outstanding reputation that has earned the trust of many satisfied customers.

Mike Harmer Belvoir Rail

“I couldn't envision a more compelling opportunity than to collaborate in advancing the company's impressive business strategy. "

Harmer has a strong history of improving on-train performance and passenger comfort, and has experience of collaborating with train leasing companies, operators and original equipment manufacturers alongside leading on successful installations of many rolling stock systems and parts.

James Brown, managing director at Belvoir Rail, said: "I am delighted to welcome Mike Harmer to the Belvoir Rail team. With a strong background in the rail industry, Mike brings invaluable leadership and entrepreneurial drive to our team.

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His arrival underscores the momentum we are building here at Belvoir Rail and his expertise aligns seamlessly with our vision for growth and expansion.

"Mike is renowned for tackling complex rolling stock challenges head-on, delivering winning solutions that yield tangible results for businesses and, most importantly, for passengers. He is a significant and eagerly welcomed addition to the Belvoir Rail family. "

Harmer officially started his new role at Belvoir Rail on 01 February, 2024.

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