New recruit takes the wheel as operations director at Stagecoach West

Chris Hanson has joined Stagecoach West as operations director, helping to drive service delivery across the bus operator’s local network.

He brings with him a wealth of experience in the bus industry and a solid record of leading operational excellence in the West of England.

Hanson comes to Stagecoach West from First Cymru Buses, based in Swansea, where he held the position of general manager.

Rachel Geliamassi, managing director, Stagecoach West, said: “Chris’ deep understanding of the bus industry, his passion for service excellence and his people-first approach makes him an excellent fit for Stagecoach West.

“He is eager to bring his skills and experience to our team and help us to provide top-notch services to our customers in the West of England.  We welcome Chris onboard and wish him every success as he embarks on this new journey with Stagecoach West.”

Hanson said: “I am excited to be joining the fantastic team at Stagecoach West. I am looking forward to getting to know the team, our stakeholders and customers in the coming weeks and months, working to make our services across the West of England even better for our communities.”

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