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Bus company Optare appoints new sales director

28 August 2018 #Bus and Coach #News #TNB News

UK-based bus manufacturer Optare has appointed a new sales director, Allan Kennedy, who joins the company from bus and coach builder Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL). Optare is a leading British manufacturer of urban buses with a modern assembly facility near Leeds, Yorkshire, employing around 300 people.

Allan Kennedy

As Optare’s reach grows globally, Kennedy will take responsibility for UK retail sales and support Robert Drewery, Optare’s Commercial Director, in developing UK group sales, as well as overseas dealer sales.

Robert Drewery, Commercial Director, said, “I am delighted that Allan is joining Optare at this time of growth.  Allan has a wealth of bus industry experience. He has spent more than a decade in sales with ADL, having delivered growth in a range of senior national and international roles.  Allan’s sales expertise builds on seven years’ experience as a coach builder at the start of his career.”

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