Alexander Dennis Ltd. (ADL), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), announced Chris Gall joined the business as its new Group Engineering Director, tasked with developing the company’s product range in new technologies and new markets. Gall joins ADL from Jaguar Land Rover.
In his new role at ADL, Gall will leverage his vast experience to continue to develop and execute the company’s strategy and roadmap to deliver technically challenging engineering projects at pace. He will lead ADL’s team of highly skilled engineering and support staff to shape the direction of technology development and respond to market demands as the bus industry transitions towards a zero-emission future. He will also play an active role in continuing to drive forward innovation and synergies between the various business units within the wider NFI Group.
A Chartered Mechanical Engineer, Gall joins ADL from Jaguar Land Rover where he most recently held the position of chief engineer, new electrified architecture, following success in several key senior and strategic leadership roles over the course of the last decade, including three years on the board of a joint venture in China. Prior to Jaguar Land Rover, Gall spent 17 years with Ford, rising through the ranks and holding several key engineering roles in across a variety of territories including the UK, U.S., Turkey, and Germany.