We are delighted to announce the appointment of Robert J. Harris as Business Development Director (Worldwide) – Friction Management with DIFACTO SAS.
Bob will take over full responsibility for all Business Development activities relating to the Friction Management business managed out of the Saint Aunès operation. Bob will be a major player in the development and implementation of the company’s growth strategy in line with our 3-year projections.
Bob is joining DIFACTO from L.B. Foster Rail Technologies (UK) Ltd (formerly Portec Rail / Kelsan) and brings with him huge experience of the Global Rail Market.
His roles at LB Foster have included Product Specialist, and Product Manager, where he was responsible for Mobile FM (Friction Management) sales and engineering support for EMEA territories.
Bob has also held the roles of Office Manager, Engineering Manager, and Quality Manager when working with Kelsan Technologies. In these roles he was instrumental in defining the principles of solid stick wheel flange lubrication, wheel tread friction management, and associated application technology, being highly regarded in the rail industry.
Without doubt Bob has a wealth of experience that will be invaluable as we enter a period of accelerating growth.
We are delighted to have recruited Bob and secure his services. We hope that you will enjoy working with him in the coming months & years.