Porterbrook Appoints New Head Of Procurement

Anvesh Prasad has joined Porterbrook as the company’s new Head of Procurement.

Anvesh has a background in engineering and has specialised in procurement over the last 20 years. He joins Porterbrook from SIG plc where he held a senior procurement role and prior to that he worked for a range of high-tech engineering businesses, including BAE Systems, Bombardier and Rolls Royce.

Stephen McGurk, Porterbrook’s Chief Commercial Officer, said: "I am delighted to welcome Anvesh to my team. Porterbrook is looking to invest significant sums in both existing fleets and new trains over the coming years. Anvesh will play a key role in enhancing our partnerships with both the after-market supply chain and OEMs."

Anvesh Prasad, Head of Procurement, said "I am pleased to join Porterbrook as it re-energises its business model. With a renewed emphasis on asset management and innovative product development, Porterbrook will be looking to build strong and long-term relationships with its existing supply chain, as well as identify new entrants who can help us meet the needs of tomorrow’s passengers."

Anvesh joined Porterbrook as Head of Procurement on the 12th March 2018.