Following the promotion of Stagecoach East Midlands Managing Director Gary Nolan to the role of Stagecoach UK Bus Regional Director North which was announced last year and the planned retirement of two regional bus company Managing Directors, Stagecoach South East Managing Director Paul Southgate and Charlie Mullen, Managing Director, Stagecoach East Scotland, who are both due to retire in October 2013, the following appointments have been announced.
• Michelle Hargreaves, currently Managing Director, Stagecoach South West, has been appointed Managing Director, Stagecoach East Midlands, effective from 1 July 2013.
• Steve Walker, currently Managing Director, Stagecoach Highlands, will take on the role of Managing Director, Stagecoach Bluebird in addition to his current post, from 1 June 2013, becoming Managing Director, Stagecoach North Scotland.
• Andrew Jarvis, currently Managing Director, Stagecoach Bluebird, has been appointed Managing Director, Stagecoach East Scotland from 1 July 2013.
A recruitment process is now under way for the Managing Director posts at Stagecoach South West and Stagecoach South East. Stagecoach is also recruiting for a newly-created post of Operations Director for North Scotland as well as the Operations Director position at East Scotland. Current East Scotland Operations Director Sarah Boyd (nee Longair) is due to leave the company this month after 10 years with the business.
Read the full Stagecoach press release here