Scarlet McCourt has been appointed as trentbarton’s Marketing and Communications
Manager, becoming the Midlands operator’s youngest team leader at the age of 25.
Scarlet has been with trentbarton five years, first as marketing and communications assistant and then digital marketing executive.
Growing up travelling to school on buses and with a grandfather who drove for Barton Buses, she is looking forward to her new role.
“No working day is the same at trentbarton. It keeps me on my toes,” she says.
“trentbarton is a very forward-thinking company, especially in its marketing. So I was
very excited when this new opportunity arose. I feel ready and confident that I know
the business and the industry well after five years here.
“We are going to stay on the front foot and showcase the trentbarton personality.
There is great potential for positive change and I’m very pleased to be part of that.”
The announcement comes in the week of International Women’s Day and follows that of the taking on of trentbarton’s first female apprentice technician.
Tom Morgan, Managing Director of buses at trentbarton’s parent company Wellglade, said: “Scarlet has really stepped up and led the team very effectively.
“Scarlet has a wonderful management style that brings the team with her and is very
strong on the detail. Because she is a bus user, Scarlet understands our customers
“Scarlet has key traits which bring a fresh and insightful perspective, adding huge
value to the whole business.”