Laurence Drake has been appointed Managing Director of DAF Trucks Ltd, succeeding Robin Easton who is promoted to the role of Assistant General Manager Operations for PACCAR Financial Corporation. Russell Patmore succeeds Laurence Drake in his current position of Truck Sales Director. All appointments are effective from 1st September.
Laurence Drake, 44, has enjoyed a long and successful career-to-date with DAF Trucks and PACCAR Financial, undertaking a wide range of management positions in Sales, Credit, Operations and Business Planning, with his most recent role as UK Sales Director.
Russell Patmore, 51, has been a ‘DAF man’ for 29 years, joining the company...