TRT MD hands over the reins after 20 years

New Zealand-based heavy equipment specialist, Tidd Ross Todd (TRT), has announced that its Managing Director of 20 years, Kevin Chubb, will be “handing over the reins”, effective 22 December.

“Since 1997, Kevin has led from the front with a team of loyal and enthusiastic people, overseeing the development of TRT’s business through many challenges and significant growth,” TRT said in a statement.

“Kevin takes pride in a number of key business achievements during his 20 years with TRT, championing many developments that have put the company into the position as a leading transport engineering and aftermarket supplier it is today.

“These include: Building up a great team of skilled and loyal staff, from around 75 in 1997 to over 200 in 2017, whilst maintaining a terrific culture of hard work, professionalism, and fun,” said TRT.

“It has been a great privilege to have played my part in the growth of TRT, working closely with Robert and Bruce in particular with our respective strengths, together combining to make a formidable executive team,” said Chubb.

“It’s good to be leaving TRT at a time when the company is in great heart, with strong forward orders, great prospects for future growth,” he said.

TRT Manufacturing Director, Bruce Carden, TRT Engineering Director, Robert Carden, with the support of new Chief Operating Officer, Lawrence Baker, will reportedly lead TRT into its next 50 years.

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