Equipmake puts faith in Saint

UK-based Equipmake has appointed Glenn Saint as business development director.

Equipmake develops and manufactures specialist electrification products for the automotive industry, including the bus and coach sectors.

His appointment will support the company’s ambition to expand further into the commercial EV arena.

Saint has more than four decades experience in automotive, having held key leadership roles at electric commercial vehicle start-up Arrival and bus manufacturer Optare, where he was deputy CEO.

Ian Foley, CEO of Equipmake, said: “Glenn has huge experience in both the electrified commercial vehicle and bus sectors, and I am delighted to announce his appointment as business development director. He brings with him over 40 years of collective experience in these sectors and will further support Equipmake’s expansion plans targeting further growth in the provision of state-of-the-art electrification solutions to the bus, coach, and heavy vehicle industries.”

Saint added: “Over the last five years Equipmake has created a sector-leading reputation thanks to its in-house developed cutting-edge electrification systems for buses, coaches, and heavy vehicles. I am proud and excited to join Equipmake at what is a pivotal time for the business and am fully focused on unleashing further rapid expansion as the mobility industry transitions to zero emissions.”