Quartix welcomes new chairman

Published:  27 March, 2014

Vehicle tracking supplier Quartix has announced the appointment of Avril Palmer-Baunack as non-executive chairman.

Ms Palmer-Baunack is a very well-respected figure in the fleet industry, with a wealth of international experience in the insurance, automotive and logistics sectors.

Andy Walters, managing director of Quartix, said: “We are delighted to welcome Avril Palmer-Baunack to the board. She will play an important role in helping to guide the company’s strategy in its growth and international expansion.”

Ms Palmer-Baunack is currently also chairman of both Helphire and Molins, and a finalist in this year’s Sunday Times Non-Executive Director Awards. Her previous roles include chief executive officer of Autologic Holdings and Universal Salvage, and managing director of FMG Support. Earlier positions in her career included management roles at EuropcarUK, Northgate Motor Holdings and the Caudwell Group.

“I am very pleased to join Quartix and excited by the potential that it has for further development in both the fleet and insurance sectors,” she said.

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight


Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

At Arco, we are an industry specific recruitment consultancy, providing sales and managerial staff Nationwide to Merchants, Distributors and Manufacturers of Building Materials within the Construction Sales Sector. Priding ourselves on our unparalleled customer service and hard work, we offer a fresh, innovative and personal approach to recruitment specifically designed to meet our clients’ needs and candidates’ skills.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.