Building business development expertise with new hire
Published On: March 8, 2023
We welcome Melanie Powell to the post of business development manager, as part of the company’s strategic growth plan.
Joining the company with a proven track record in the highways sector across previous business development and contract management roles, Melanie brings excellent industry contacts to the team, as well as a wealth of knowledge.
Her remit will include responsibility for looking after our portfolio of SMA crash cushions and end terminals, along with the Tertu TimberRail vehicle restraint system.
Melanie will also take the business development lead for our range of certified hostile vehicle mitigation (HVM) systems, which include the rapid deployment RB50 system and drop and go system, The Claw.
An excellent communicator with a proven track record of building strong customer relationships and providing after sales support throughout the project delivery cycle, Melanie joins us at a time of innovation and investment. The company launched its Falcon automated cone laying machine last year, which is currently being deployed by Balfour Beatty on the M25, and has a number of new products currently in development.
Melanie commented: “Highway Care has an enviable reputation in the sector, with both a substantial knowledge across the team and a proven track record of innovation.
“I think my skillset is an excellent fit for the company and I am looking forward to playing a role in the business’ growth plans.”
General Manager of Highway Care, Kevin Davies, added: “Melanie’s appointment is part of a plan to drive business development activities across our wide-ranging product range, leveraging both the variety we offer and the agile nature of our business to ensure we provide customers with the right solutions and are proactive in our approach to adding value.
With her industry knowledge and excellent ability to understand and respond to customers’ requirements, I’m certain she will be a very valuable addition to the team.”