Clean Energy Fuels, the California-based liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplier for North American transport industry named Stephen Scully as chairman of its board of directors. The election of Scully, who has been a member of the board since 2014, took place at the board’s meeting in December and is effective immediately, the company said in a statement.Scully will replace Warren Mitchell, who will remain on the board.Newly appointed Scully, was founder and president of the Scully Companies, a California based truck leasing and specialized contract carriage provider. The company was subsequently sold to Ryder System in 2011. He is a past chairman and director of the National Truck Leasing System, board member of the Truck Rental and Leasing Association, board member of Ameriquest Transportation and Logistics Resources and member of the California Trucking Association.Speaking following his appointment, Scully said, “the world is waking up to the harmful impact diesel is having on our environment and there is no better alternative for fleets than natural gas.” He noted that the company is looking to take advantage of this trend in the transportation industry.
Manchester United have announced the signing of Angel Di Maria on a five-year deal.United announced they had broken the British transfer record by signing the winger for £59.7m from Real Madrid.Posting the news on Twitter, the club revealed: “Manchester United is delighted to announce that Angel Di Maria has completed his transfer for a British record fee of £59.7million. Angel joins on a five-year contract.”The fee surpasses the previous record of £50m, which Chelsea set when they bought Fernando Torres from Liverpool in January 2011.Di Maria become United’s fourth signing on the summer, following Luke Shaw, Ander Herrera and Marcos Rojo in putting pen to paper at Old Trafford.