Commercial director for Stagecoach Midlands
Patrick Stringer has been appointed commercial director at Stagecoach Midlands in Northampton. He was previously head of commercial development at Arriva the Shires in Luton and prior to this he was commercial manager with Brighton & Hove Buses for six years.
“I am delighted to have joined the company and look forward to the challenges ahead in developing the business for Stagecoach in the Midlands,” says Stringer. “There is significant housing and retail development across the areas we serve and I will be taking a keen interest in these as we grow the business and further improve our bus network to meet the evolving requirements of our customers.”
Steve Burd, Stagecoach Midlands managing director, adds: “The appointment of a commercial director for Stagecoach Midlands reflects the increasingly complicated market situation affecting the bus industry currently and the need to incorporate in our business the many developing technical innovations, such as smartcards and real-time information.”