Midland Expressway Limited announces new Chief Executive

Andy Pearson has been appointed as Chief Executive of Midland Expressway Limited, operator of the M6toll, as from 1st June 2015.

Andy has spent the last 18 months working with private investors developing manufacturing opportunities in China, prior to this he spent 5 years with the Engineering Support business Babcock International Group developing their interests in Brazil and the Middle East and as CEO of their UK Rail Construction business and before that 20 years in multinational Engineering and Manufacturing businesses such as SCA, Courtaulds and Unilever.  Andy has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Strathclyde University and an MBA from Warwick University.

Andy said “I am delighted to have joined the business at such an exciting time in its development with a sound financial footing, customer numbers currently up by 12% on last year, our 170 millionth passenger journey having taken place in February and with a great team of people working with me.   My focus will be on continuing to deliver an excellent level of customer service, on growing our customer numbers further and on maintaining a strong relationship with our strategic road network partners at Highways England.  I am also keen to continue building strong relationships with the local community and supporting local charities such as the Midlands Air Ambulance, Troop Aid, Guide Dogs and Acorns Children’s Hospice to name but a few.”