Trentbarton announces new managerial appointments

Trentbarton new managers Ross Hitchcock and Matt Holton

Trentbarton has appointed Ross Hitchcock (pictured, left) as its new Commercial Manager, and Matt Holton (pictured, right) as the company’s Marketing and Communications Manager.

Ross joins from Stagecoach Oxfordshire, where he has worked most recently as Commercial Manager, His role will include Trentbarton’s timetabling, routes and fares.

He says: “Joining Trentbarton is an exciting opportunity. It is a company that has an excellent reputation in our industry. Its size means it is able to constantly innovate and is widely recognised across public transport as being creative.

“This is a challenging time for the bus sector but Trentbarton has the ability to quickly adapt to the road ahead.”

Meanwhile, Matt joins from Derby’s IT managed service provider Xuper, where he served as Marketing and Communications Manager for three years. He previously worked at Nottingham IT firm XMA in a similar role. He will manage social media campaigns and advertising for the operator.

“With my technology background, I share Trentbarton’s desire to explore how tech can enhance the customer experience, including on board, in ticketing and communications,” says Matt.

Welcoming the new appointments, Commercial Director at Trentbarton Tom Morgan says: “In Ross and Matt we have excellent additions to our team. Both will play key roles in driving forward our vision for providing the UK’s best bus experience for our customers.”