Via East Midlands Limited has announced the appointment of Matthew Lugg OBE as its Non-Executive Chairman.
Lugg joins Via, which provides highway services on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council, with more than 40 years’ experience in public and private sectors. He has held several senior leadership roles at local authorities across the country and was awarded an OBE in 2012 for services to Local Government.
The appointment of Lugg comes at a significant time of progress for highways within Nottinghamshire.
Dan Maher, Managing Director of Via East Midlands Limited, said: “Matthew’s appointment gives us a solid and consistent base for us to continue our journey of innovation and continuous improvement, delivering real value for the people of Nottinghamshire, on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council.
“I’d like to welcome Matthew to the Via team and look forward to working with him.”
Via Board member, Councillor Richard Jackson, added: “The appointment of Matthew is a huge positive for the organisation.
“He brings a lot of knowledge and respect in the industry that will prove invaluable to us going forward.”
Speaking of the appointment, Matthew Lugg OBE, commented: “I’m delighted to be given the opportunity to take on such an important strategic leadership role.
“I’m relishing the challenge of using my vast knowledge and experience of the highways sector to help the Via Board with its ambition to continue improving service delivery outcomes for Nottinghamshire.”