New MD for Stagecoach East Scotland

first_imgStagecoach East Scotland has promoted its Commercial Director Douglas Robertson to the role of Managing Director.The appointment follows the death of former East Scotland Managing Director Paul Thomas last year.Douglas has more than 20 years’ experience within the bus industry, having started his career as with Stagecoach Bluebird in 1998. He then held management positions at a number of different organisations within the industry including First Edinburgh, Stagecoach Fife, Falkirk Council and Preston Bus before joining Transdev Blazefield in 2009.After taking on the roles of Business Director and Commercial Director at Transdev Blazefield he returned to Stagecoach in 2015 as Commercial Director with Stagecoach East Scotland.Robert Andrew, Stagecoach UK Bus Managing Director for Scotland, says: “Having been part of the East Scotland team for the past four years, Douglas has a vast knowledge of the business, the people and the network which will be of great benefit in his new role.“I’d also like to thank Jon Oakey for his work as Interim Managing Director. Jon will now return to his position as Financial Director, Scotland.”last_img read more

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