Stagecoach announces UK Bus management appointments

Posted: 24 July 2013 | Stagecoach | No comments yet

Transport group Stagecoach announced a number of management appointments at its UK Bus division…

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Transport group Stagecoach today (24 July 2013) announced a number of management appointments at its UK Bus division.

The Perth-based company has appointed four new Operations Directors at its regional bus companies in Scotland and England.

The appointments are as follows:

  • Mark Whitelocks, currently Traffic Manager, Stagecoach West, has been appointed Operations Director, Stagecoach East Scotland, effective from 16 September 2013.
  • At Stagecoach East, current Cambridge Operations Manager Zoe Paget, has been promoted to Operations Director from 1 August 2013.
  • David Lee-Kong, currently Operations Manager in Hull at Stagecoach East Midlands,has been appointed Operations Director, Stagecoach Cumbria and North Lancashire, effective from 1 September 2013.
  • Stephie Barber, currently Operations Manager at Lancaster and Morecambe, will take on the role of Operations Director at the newly formed Stagecoach North Scotland business from 1 August 2013.

Both Mark Whitelocks and Zoe Paget are products of the highly successful Stagecoach UK Bus Graduate Programme which takes graduate trainees through a Senior Management Scheme to help them become the managers of the future.

David Lee-Kong also joined Stagecoach West as a local graduate trainee while Stephie Barber has been a long-serving member of the management team at Stagecoach Cumbria and North Lancashire.

Stagecoach UK Bus Managing Director Robert Montgomery said: “I would like to congratulate Mark, Zoe, David and Stephie on their well-deserved promotions and I look forward to working with them in their new roles.

“It’s very pleasing to see our Operations Managers moving up to take on Operations Director roles – we are very pleased with the strength in depth of managers we have at our local bus companies.

“It’s also pleasing to see that our UK Bus Graduate Programme is continuing to deliver top-quality managers that will help contribute to the success of our business in the years to come.”

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