Michelin has appointed Andrew French, 38, as Director of Services and Solutions for the UK, Ireland and Nordics, giving him direct responsibility for Michelin solutions – which manages the tyres on more than 80,000 buses, coaches and trucks in these markets.
As well as heading a team looking after some of Michelin’s biggest European customers, French will be responsible for continuing the growth of new Michelin solutions technology into the marketplace. This includes the EFFITRAILER telematics system and a suite of new app-based digital tools to boost fleet efficiency.
Commenting on his appointment, French says: “This is a really exciting time to be stepping up to lead the Michelin solutions business. Each day my team is having conversations with fleets about projects ranging from improving the effectiveness of daily fleet inspections, to pretty much eradicating instances of tyre-related trailer breakdowns at the roadside.”