New position for John

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Wightlink has announced the promotion of John Burrows to the new post of chief operating officer.

Formerly operations director, John joined Wightlink in 2006 having worked for a range of shipping and ferry companies in the United States, Qatar, South America and throughout Europe.

John’s new role will see him assume a wider range of responsibilities within the business.

Wightlink chief executive Russell Kew says: ‘I am delighted to announce John’s promotion.’