November 2023 – Marc Winterton has been appointed Managing Director, Park Signalling.
With over 30 years’ technical engineering and commercial experience in digital and telecommunication technologies, for companies including Cable & Wireless, Globecast, Arcadis Consulting and Arup, Marc brings significant experience across a broad spectrum of telecommunication engineering, senior leadership and international and domestic product development to the business.
He will lead the ongoing development of Park Signalling’s specialist control systems and digital solutions for heavy and light rail networks, and accelerate the extension of these performance improvement technologies into new industries and geographies.
Marc joined Park Signalling in June 2023 as Commercial Director as part of a long-term succession plan for the business, that saw him take over from incumbent Managing Director, Andrew Wright on 1 November.
Andrew is supporting Marc’s transition into the Managing Director role for the remainder of 2023 and will then move into a Business Consultant role, supporting Park Signalling one day a week and stepping back from day to day operations.
Unipart Technologies Group Managing Director, Dr David McGorman, said: “I am really pleased to add Marc to the Unipart Technologies Group leadership team and to have his experience and support leading our Park Signalling business into the future.
“His extensive engineering, technical development and leadership experience will support the continued growth and development of Park Signalling’s specialist control systems and digital solutions for heavy and light rail networks, and accelerate the extension of these performance improvement technologies into new industries and geographies.”
Marc Winterton, Managing Director, Park Signalling said: “I am delighted to take on the leadership of Park Signalling, a Unipart Company with an industry leading reputation and portfolio of performance improvement products, services and solutions for railway signalling, industrial control systems and communication technology.
“I look forward to working with our engineers, consultants and technology specialists to continue developing innovative new products for use in the rail sector, and building on our expertise in obsolescence and digital control systems to support other industries in the UK and around the world.
“At the heart of the Park Signalling business and the way we work is The Unipart Way, our culture of engagement and continuous improvement that combines people and process excellence with technology and system solutions to create real differentiation for new and existing customers and industries.”
Unipart Technologies Group, Managing Director, Dr David McGorman added: “I would like to thank Andrew for his leadership of the Park Signalling business over the last six years.
“His specialist technical and rail industry knowledge and commitment to developing strong customer relationships positions us well for future growth, as we extend the application of our digital communication and control solutions to new industries and geographies.”