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First UK Bus New Chief Operating Officer Announced
Wednesday 30 May 2012
Jeroen Weimar is to join First UK Bus as Chief Operating Officer with effect from 11th June 2012.
Jeroen joins from Serco where he was Managing Director of its UK transport business with revenues of £530m employing over 7000 people. His responsibilities included the National Traffic Control Centre, the Docklands Light Railway, the Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme and Serco’s joint ventures with Abellio that operate Merseyrail and Northern Rail.
Prior to joining Serco he was Transport for London’s Chief Operating Officer for Enforcement and Compliance, including transport policing and community safety, civil traffic enforcement across London’s major road network as well as revenue protection on London’s bus network.
Commenting, Giles Fearnley, Managing Director UK Bus said:
"I am delighted to welcome Jeroen to the Board of UK Bus. I am confident that his considerable experience and record of achievement will be of great benefit to us as we strengthen our business for the future.
Commenting, Jeroen Weimar said:
“I am excited to be joining a passionate, dynamic and committed team that delivers over 2.5 million bus passenger journeys a day across the UK. I look forward to working together to build the best bus business in the country.”