Business Breakfast: Harrogate car firm appoints managing director
Last updated Jan 12, 2024
Will Voisey in the new managing director.

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Harrogate-based Synergy Car Leasing has appointed a managing director.

Will Voisey, who will be taking on the role, has worked at the company for more than 10 years after starting out as a sales account manager. He brings two decades of industry experience to the role.

Mr Voisey said:

“Synergy has a great team of people and a strong leadership team, and we are well placed to deliver our next stage of growth.

“As a long-standing employee of Synergy, I am excited to be building on our success to date.”

Harrogate travel agent makes first hire since covid

TravelGate, on Harrogate’s Albert Street, has hired Lizzie Anthony as a travel consultant.

Ms Anthony, who previously worked as cabin crew for Emirates Airline, is the firm’s first hire since the pandemic.

Phil O’Boyle, joint founder and director of TravelGate, said:

“Lizzie brings a real enthusiasm, energy and passion for travel. Her previous role as cabin crew for Emirates Airline gave her the opportunity to travel extensively and develop her knowledge of many destinations.”

Northern appoints chief operating officer 

Northern has appointed one of Network Rail’s route directors as its chief operating officer.

Matt Rice, who lives in York, will succeed Tricia Williams, who is stepping into the managing director role.

Mr Rice will lead all Northern service and engineering functions across the north of England in his new role. He said:

“I have spent my career focused on making things better and I am committed to fostering a positive workplace culture for all and delivering great rail services for people across the north of England.”

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