Carlyle Bus & Coach announces MD role

Longstanding coach and bus aftermarket specialist Neil Smith has been appointed Managing Director of Carlyle Bus & Coach, replacing Mike Fortt, who steps down to become Sales Director. .

At the same time, David Glennon has been appointed Glass Manager, where he will be responsible for the sales and purchase of glass in what Carlyle describes as “a very important division.”

Says John Turton, Carlyle Chairman: “I am absolutely delighted with these appointments.

“Neil and Mike have always worked closely together and they have many years of experience in the industry, having both played a major part in the success of Carlyle.

“David has knowledge of the demands of procurement, sales and glass fitting, and strengthens our team enormously.

“We now have the strongest senior management team that we’ve ever had.”