Chevron TM | Celebrating Ten Years at the Chevron Group
Lisa Killinger, the Chevron Group’s Head of Marketing and Communications is celebrating 10 years with the traffic management company. During that time, she has seen the Chevron Group and the wider industry change massively and continue to change. We caught up with Lisa to reflect on the past 10 years and look to the future.
“I can’t believe I’m marking 10 years with the Chevron Group! What a phenomenal ride. It has honestly been the best 10 years of my career. The opportunities, the challenges, the changes have been endless but I’ve loved it.”
So what has made it so good?
“Without a shadow of a doubt, it has been the people. Not just the people in the Chevron Group who are obviously the best but the people in the wider industry. Traffic management is an industry that attracts unique people who are quite genuinely the salt of the earth. And as an industry, it offers long-term careers. People join and they stay, making friends and building lifetime careers.
“The Chevron Group is really focused on supporting the development of their employees. I joined Chevon Traffic management as a Business Development Manager and moved to the role of Marketing Manager before being appointed Head of Marketing and Communications for the entire Chevron Group, looking after all our business interests, including traffic management, soft estate and arboriculture services, and digital services. I have a fantastic team working with me in Marketing and I’m really proud of what we are delivering.”
What has been the biggest changes in the industry over the past 10 years?
“For me the biggest and most exciting change has been the introduction of digital products which are improving road worker and road user safety, and ultimately saving lives. Chevron TM collaborates with digital specialist, HRS, to bring innovation and pioneering thinking to the industry.
“We are leading the way, challenging traditional thinking and creating new opportunities for the wider industry. To be part of the team that is driving change is really exciting.
“And we’re not only improving road work and road user safety, we are now working with HRS to reduce the carbon footprint of the industry. With ESG sitting as a key priority for many of our customers and stakeholders, taking action to protect our planet is so important. Digital technology, such as HRS Intelliframe® and Intelliframe Lite® will move the industry from routine maintenance to event-based maintenance which will take vehicles off the road and reduce CO2 emissions.
“The digital journey is still in its infancy for the traffic management industry but the opportunities for change are endless. We just need collaboration and buy-in from stakeholders across the industry to bring real and positive change.”
And how is the next 10 years looking?
“I wish I knew! But what I do know is that the Chevron Group is going from strength to strength. Over recent years, we’ve introduced new sectors and services including arboriculture and highway services and digital services. We’ve opened up new markets and we’ve secured some amazing contracts with SDF, Cadent Gas, and Severn Trent Water to name a few. We are building a bigger team and are recruiting across the business so there are loads of opportunities to join the business. This all means that there will be more challenges, more changes and more opportunities, and I say bring it on! Here’s to the next 10 years.”