Maggie Simpson has become executive director of the Rail Freight Group.
She will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the group. RFG chairman Tony Berkeley will concentrate particularly on political and European issues.
Berkeley said: “Maggie Simpson has led RFG’s policy work for several years, gaining the respect of government, regulators and our members for the quality and strategic thinking she contributes to this work, as well as her knowledge of the industry. We wish her every success in her new role.”