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Eversholt Rail appoints new Chairman

Keith Ludeman has been appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Eversholt Rail and will be joining the Board on 22nd July, taking over the role from Graham Love who has been Chairman for the past three years.

Keith has more than 40 years’ experience in the transport industry, including 15 years working with Go-Ahead Group, where he was Chief Executive from 2006 to 2011.

He is stepping down from the board of Network Rail, where he has been a Non-Executive Director since 2011, at the company’s AGM in July.  He is currently Chairman of Bristol Water Company, a Non-Executive Director of Interserve, the support services and construction group, and a Trustee of the London Transport Museum.

Mary Kenny, Chief Executive of Eversholt Rail, said: “Graham Love has been our Non-Executive Chairman since Eversholt Rail changed ownership in 2010 and has been an important influence on our development since that time.  I would like to thank him for his support over this period.  I am looking forward to welcoming Keith onto the Board and working with him. His extensive experience of the rail industry will be an invaluable asset to us.”

Keith Ludeman, said “I am very pleased to be taking on the role of Chairman of Eversholt Rail.  This is a quality business, with an important role to play in the UK rail industry.  I look forward to working closely with Mary Kenny and other members of the Board, and meeting Eversholt Rail employees across the organisation.”

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