New procurement chief for Network Rail

Network Rail has appointed Andy Haynes as its new contracts and procurement director.

Andy Haynes has been with Netwrok Rail for 16 years, most recently as project director on its Greater West Programme. He has delivered major track and signalling projects on Western Route and has run the commercial strategies and procurement of Crossrail surface works and Reading Station.

He has now joined the Route Services senior management team and reports to Susan Cooklin, who said: “Andy has had a prominent career in Network Rail and I am delighted he is joining Route Services to manage our commercial contracts and build stronger supplier relationships.”

Network Rail manages more than 1,500 different contracts, from ballast to business consultancy. Route Services services all of Network Rail’s business units.