Stagecoach Group has today (12 May) confirmed a number of management appointments at its UK Bus Division.
As announced in February, Sam Greer – previously Managing Director of Stagecoach West Scotland - has been appointed as Regional Director Scotland, following the retirement of Tom Wileman. Sam Greer began his new role on 1 May 2010 and now has overall responsibility for all of Stagecoach’s Scottish bus operations including Stagecoach Highland, Bluebird, Strathtay, Fife, and West Scotland.
As a result of this change, several other management appointments have also been made. Bryony Chamberlain, previously Managing Director, Stagecoach Bluebird and Highland, has become Managing Director, Stagecoach West Scotland. She has worked for Stagecoach for 14 years, and returned to the UK Bus Division in January 2009 following a spell as Director of Operations with Coach USA. Bryony Chamberlain also began her new post on 1 May 2010.
From 1 June, Andrew Jarvis, currently Operations Director, Stagecoach South, will become Managing Director, Stagecoach Bluebird, based in Aberdeen. He joined Stagecoach South in 2006 although his career in the bus industry began more than 20 years ago.
Steve Walker, currently Operations Director, Stagecoach East Scotland, will become Managing Director, Stagecoach Highland, based in Inverness, effective from 1 June. He previously worked in the bus industry in Manchester before joining Stagecoach East Scotland in 2006.
Stagecoach UK Bus Managing Director Les Warneford said: “The management team at our UK Bus Division is absolutely crucial in ensuring we can continue to provide first-class, affordable and reliable bus services to passengers across the country.
“We have a number of promising young managers who will continue to drive our business forward in the coming years and ensure we can attract even more people on to our greener, smarter bus services. I would like to take this opportunity to wish all our new appointments every success in their new roles.”