03 May 2019
Stagecoach South have recently appointed Rob Vince as its Key Account Manager for its Hampshire, Surrey & West Sussex region.
In his new on-the-road role, Rob will be responsible for the top client contracts and generating new business through building new relationships.
Rob has 15 years of bus industry experience having joined Stagecoach in 2004 as a driver based at Portsmouth depot. His ambitious drive soon put him on the career development ladder and he has held positions such as depot Supervisor & Revenue Protection Inspector before operational management roles in South & Megabus UK.
He has proven sales expertise gained in roles prior to joining Stagecoach.
Rob said "This is a great new challenge and I am thrilled to be taking on this new role at an exciting time as we focus on developing our offering to key contract clients and seeking opportunities to build new business across the South. I’m really looking forward to playing my part in the next stage of the business growth strategy”.
Rob will report to Customer Service Director Keith Gait. Keith said “Rob's appointment further cements our desire to improve the customer experience and encourage more people to travel by Bus.
Having been part of the South management team for over 10 years,
he has a vast knowledge of the business, the people and the network which will be of great benefit.
Key to this role will be the retention of our top client contracts and focus to drive new business growth by building new relationships with customers and large organisations. Rob will play a significant role in helping us to fulfill our growth plans for the rest of the year and beyond."
Prior to his appointment, Rob was Operations Manager at Worthing, a position he has held since 2016. Outside of work Rob, from Goring, West Sussex enjoys a game of Golf and is a keen Rugby Union fan.