West Yorkshire Strengthens Operations Team With New Appointment

Tom Bridge has been appointed Operations Director for First West Yorkshire

First West Yorkshire has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of a new Operations Director, to deliver even better service delivery for our customers.

Tom Bridge has joined the bus operator in a new position of West Yorkshire Operations Director having held a similar role for Stagecoach in the South of England and most recently as Managing Director of Stagecoach Scotland West.

Tom will be supported by Head of Operations Will Pearson and will provide strategic leadership to the operations function across the region, supporting the senior team to deliver a reliable bus service for customers.

Paul Matthews, Managing Director of First West Yorkshire, said: “I’m proud to welcome Tom on board and I’m confident that he will be able to bring new ideas and a fresh way of thinking to help the business to continue to move forwards. I’m proud to lead such a strong team in West Yorkshire and I look forward to continuing our work with stakeholders to transform bus travel across the region.”

Tom Bridge, adds: “I am delighted to be joining First Bus at such an exciting time, particularly in West Yorkshire and look forward to working with the team to improve the operational performance of our bus services across the region.”

For more information on First West Yorkshire, visit www.firstgroup.com

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