NatEx CEO and bus MD departing
Move comes as business changes structure for future growth
Tom Stables, CEO of National Express UK, is departing the company.
Additionally, David Bradford, Managing Director at National Express Bus is also leaving the business.
“We are making some limited changes to our structure to ensure we are as efficient as we can be and to enable us to grow in the future” – National Express spokesperson
The departures are confirmed by a spokesperson for National Express, who said: “We are making some limited changes to our structure to ensure we are as efficient as we can be and to enable us to grow in the future. At the same time, Tom Stables and David Bradford have made the decision to leave. We thank Tom and David for their service. Our new CEO Alex Jensen will start in September.”
Alex Jensen is a former-BP Executive and will be taking up her new role as CEO UK and Germany in September. She said on social media: “Really looking forward to getting out on buses, coaches and trains, meeting our people and connecting with stakeholders to drive growth in safe, green, affordable public transport for all.”
David Bradford has been with National Express in various roles for 13 years. In an announcement on social media, he listed a number of the business’ achievements and said: “I know the region’s public transport will be in safe hands and you will keep building on these achievements in the future.
“So thank you to all the fantastic people at National Express, TfWM and other Alliance partners who have made all this possible; and given me such a great 13 years.
“I’ll be writing personal thank you notes to people over the next few days.
“I’m off to pastures new – although I’m not quite sure which pastures yet, so any leads, contacts or connections will be very gratefully received.”
Tom Stables has worked at National Express since January 2011, having previously worked at First Group.