BITA Management Board
The BITA Board is elected annually at the BITA AGM to represent BITA’s membership. Its members, who are all employed by the companies that belong to BITA, provide their services as volunteers. The Board is responsible for the Association’s policy formulation and financial control, but delegates day-to-day operations to the BITA Staff.
As of 11 May 2012, the BITA Board is comprised as follows:
President, FEM/BMHF Representative David Rowell (NACCO Materials Handling Limited)
Communications and Careers Director/IMHE Board/PR Responsibility Tim Waples (Doosan Industrial Vehicle UK Ltd)
Truck Suppliers Group (TSG) Chairman, Andrew Daly (Linde Material Handling Ltd)
Component Suppliers Group (CSG) Chairman Malcolm Pearson (MIDAC UK Ltd)
Technical Policy Committee (TPC) Chairman Trevor Clifton (Briggs Equipment UK Limited)
IMHE Chairman Barry Langsford (Curtis Instruments)
Co-Opted CFTS Director/BITA Academy Director Bill Goodwin (Briggs Equipment UK Limited)
1st Vice President/CFTS Director Simon Emery (Crown Fork Lift Trucks Limited)
Director Chris Meinecke (Briggs Equipment UK Limited)
2nd Vice President/Finance Director Hans-Herbert Schultz (Jungheinrich UK Ltd)
Company Secretary of BITA & CFTS; IMHE Director/Finance Group/FLAT Trustee James Clark (BITA)
James is a member of the BITA Staff.
Technical Consultant/FLAT Trustee Bob Hine (BITA)