SRL announces new chief operating officer

SRL Traffic Systems has appointed Adrian Murphy as chief operating officer following what it described as a period of substantial investment and strong revenue growth.

The firm described Mr Murphy (pictured) as ‘highly experienced, with a proven track record of growing both private and publicly quoted organisations’.

He joins from Blue Group – a specialist provider of material processing and handling equipment – where he was chief executive officer.

He previously held senior positions within rental businesses Speedy and Hewden, technology service provider Chubb Systems and worldwide power tool manufacturer Hilti.

Mr Murphy said: ‘I am delighted to have joined SRL – this is exactly the type of opportunity that motivates me. SRL is at an exciting point in its development and is ready to further capitalise on growth opportunities.

‘We have ambitious goals ahead and SRL is well-placed to achieve them with strong investor support, exceptional products, first-class employees and a well-deserved reputation for outstanding service. I’m really looking forward to the next phase of its development.’

SRL’s chief executive officer, Richard Tredwin, said: ‘On behalf of SRL, I would like to welcome Adrian to the business. Having achieved incredible growth over the last two years, SRL is now a leading name in mobile intelligent transport solutions and it is well positioned for an exciting future ahead.

‘SRL has benefited from considerable investment and Adrian’s expertise will be instrumental in scaling the business and generating further growth to help us fulfil our potential.’

SRL said that Mr Murphy will provide strategic leadership to steer the business forward during its next stage of growth and that as part of the company’s continued investment in innovation and customer engagement, he will help to drive new product and service developments and explore fresh market and sector opportunities.

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