ESG Appoints New Sales Director for Infrastructure Services Division to Expand Rail and Transport Operations

16 July 2015

ESG, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has announced the appointment of Chris Ford as sales director of its Infrastructure Services division.

This is a new position and reflects ESG’s continued expansion within the rail and infrastructure sectors.

Chris has more than 20 years’ experience in the rail industry and has worked both in the UK and internationally with organisations including: Ford Group Engineering; Siemens; Balfour Beatty; and Morrison Utilities. His initial focus will be on further developing the Infrastructure Services business portfolio, and also assessing opportunities to expand ESG’s offering for rail and other strategic markets.

Jim Murphy, managing director, Infrastructure Services, ESG, said: “Chris’s knowledge of the rail market will enable us to reinforce our relationships with existing partners, and build new relationships with key stakeholders in the rail and infrastructure industry. He has a proven track record of building new business and is joining ESG during an exciting period of growth.”

Chris added: “The UK is experiencing record levels of investment in rail and other transport infrastructure and this presents a golden opportunity for ESG to expand its offering within this sector. ESG has developed a strong offering for the transport industry and possesses a wealth of knowledge and technical capabilities to capitalise on that. I look forward to working with the team to expand our portfolio of rail and infrastructure projects.”