Stagecoach West names Rupert Cox as new MD

Stagecoach West has named Rupert Cox as Managing Director. He replaces Ian Manning, 60, who retires on 31 May..

Rupert began his career with Stagecoach as part of the group’s Graduate Development Programme in 2001, and an earlier spell with Stagecoach West as Commercial Manager has sandwiched a position with Stagecoach Yorkshire. He returned in 2013 as Acting Operations Director.

Rupert says: “It’s an honour to be appointed Managing Director of Stagecoach West, where I took on my first management role over 10 years ago. I am looking forward to working with our partners locally to further improve bus services.”