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  • First Leeds appoints new Operations Manager

    First Leeds has bolstered its operations team with the appointment of a new Operations Manager for its Hunslet depot.

    Alistair Timmis joins First Leeds from Arriva, having joined as a management trainee 10 years ago and working his way through the ranks to become a General Manager for Leicester and Hinkley.

    Alistair will report into Operations Director, Tom Bridge, and will help coach and develop the Hunslet operations team, whilst supporting the senior team to deliver a reliable bus service for customers.

    Speaking about the appointment, Tom Bridge, Operations Director at First West Yorkshire, said: “We’re delighted to have Alistair join the First Leeds team as he will bring both experience and enthusiasm to this role. I look forward to working with Alistair as we continue to focus on improving our customer’s experience across our bus services in Leeds.”

    Alistair Timmis, Hunslet Operations Manager at First West Yorkshire, adds: “As a born and bred Yorkshireman I’m delighted to have had the opportunity to come home! I am hugely looking forward to working with the Hunslet team and progressing the great work to improve our customers’ experience in Leeds, as this is evidently an exciting time for the company given the huge investments in the area.”

    For more information on vacancies available at First Bus, please visit uk.firstgroupcareers.com.