Adrian Jones appointed First Ops Director
First Bus has announced the appointment of Adrian Jones as Operations Director. Adrian will be responsible for driving improvements in operational and safety performance across its portfolio of bus businesses. He has extensive operational experience having formerly been MD of First’s London business for six years between 2007 and 2013 and more recently MD of First Essex. He will continue to report to Regional Managing Director, Neil Barker. Following Adrian’s promotion, Alex Jones, Operations Director at First Essex, has been appointed Interim MD of the company.
Adrian said, ‘I’m already relishing the new role and determined to build on the considerable operational achievements that have already been delivered across First Bus. However, our pursuit of operational excellence is relentless and I’m confident that working with the local teams we will deliver further improvements. I’m leaving behind a fantastic team in Essex who are absolutely committed to improving services and attracting more people on to the bus.’