Xrail Group appoints Business Development Director

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Published: 22nd August 2022

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Xrail Group has appointed Kelly Pepper in the newly created role of Business Development Director.

The appointment will further strengthen the Queen’s Award-winning engineering solutions provider’s position in the UK and Global rail market, supporting future growth.

Kelly brings more than 20 years’ experience in delivering customer-focused multidisciplinary services for major rail infrastructure projects, most recently with Unipart Rail where she was Business Development Director responsible for growing new business in the UK and European territories.
Kelly’s expertise will further Xrail Group’s ability to support and exceed clients’ expectations in providing the best engineering solutions safely and efficiently.

“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Kelly to the company,” says Noel Travers, Xrail Group Managing Director. Having worked with Kelly in the past, I have witnessed first-hand Kelly’s ability to engage with the supply chain tailoring turnkey solutions to meet the customers exact needs.

“She will be focusing her efforts on supporting us to deliver growth in the challenging UK and Global markets.

“Her proven track record, including her significant cross infrastructure knowledge and understanding of the marketplace aligned with exceptional industry relationships and collaborative customer-focused delivery, will be an asset to Xrail Group’s strategic development.”

Kelly adds: “Xrail Group has built a solid reputation in engineering, survey, installation and maintenance and I am looking forward to helping deliver the company’s key business objectives.

“Joining a successful SME within rail is also an exciting opportunity to develop my knowledge and capabilities further.”

A trusted and respected partner of choice around the globe, Xrail Group delivers full turnkey services from requirements mapping, survey, design, installation, test, commission, entry into service to maintenance.

Experts in signalling, telecommunications, overhead line and trackside civils, the company specialises in implementing new signalling systems onto legacy infrastructure without disrupting passenger and customer services.

Xrail Group won a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in April 2022 in recognition of the company’s outstanding achievements in international trade. The company was also named a Department for International Trade Export Champion in 2020, 2021 and 2022 and Xrail Founder and CEO Munir Patel was appointed Chair of RIA’s Exports Leadership Group.

It is using lessons learned, expertise and knowledge gained internationally to help the Great British Railway understand what is required to integrate, operate and maintain digital-ready high-speed rail infrastructure.

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