Dean Bruce has been appointed managing director of Business Daily Group’s railbusinessdaily.com.
David McLoughlin, CEO of Business Daily Group, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Dean to the business and for him to bring his expertise of the retail, leisure and finance industries and leadership skills to a different market place. This is an exciting appointment for us.”
Dean said: “This is a great time to play a part in the rail industry. There are lots of opportunities and a great deal happening, with significant rail infrastructure projects, the opening up of new routes and tracks, work around decarbonisation. I look forward to applying the skills and experience I have to this different and innovative industry.”
Dean lives in Morley, West Yorkshire with his wife and two young children. Prior to taking up the position with RBD, Dean spent 21 years with Leeds-based marketing company DMB Group, where he was an owner director.
For over two decades, Dean has worked with some of the UK’s biggest brands and smaller businesses across a host of industries and sectors. He has a reputation for loyalty from clients coupled with his skill for business acquisition and business growth.
Brought up in Wakefield, Dean is a graduate of the University of Leeds and has an MBA in Business from the University of Huddersfield.
Dean added: “I’ve always enjoyed providing clients with tangible benefits, developing brands, developing campaigns and playing a part in articulating the stories of clients in order that they enjoy businesses growth and they become more profitable.
“I’m passionate about rail and my love of trains was instilled in me by my father, Ronald. Rail is a force and I’m very happy to be a part of the industry.”
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