National Express Group ("the Group") is delighted to announce the appointment of Frazer Smith as its Group Sales and Marketing Director.
Frazer joins the Group from Capital One, the financial services company, where he was Senior Vice President of Diversified Businesses. He has had extensive UK and international experience in a variety of sectors throughout his career including general management and marketing positions at Royal Bank of Scotland, United Biscuits, Reckitt & Colman, McKinsey and Sony.
Welcoming the appointment Group Chief Executive Richard Bowker said; "I'm delighted we have attracted such a high calibre individual to join the senior team at National Express Group. Frazer brings skills and experience which will be invaluable in transforming National Express Group into a leading retailer of travel and transport services.
"Across the Group we provide over one billion customer journeys each year. We believe we have a significant opportunity to leverage added value from our customers. Frazer will lead the Group's overall sales and marketing as well as brand development strategies to promote and develop our product range. Our plans will be designed to stimulate repeat business and attract new customers to our services."
Frazer will be joining the Group on 11th April and will report directly to Richard Bowker.
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Note to Editors
- National Express Group, listed on the London Stock Exchange (NEX.L) is a leading international public transport group. It carries over one billion passengers a year worldwide through its, bus, train, light rail and express coach operations. It holds leading market positions in the United Kingdom, North America and Spain and employs over 40,000 people.
For further information, please contact:
Nicola Marsden/Georgina Parkes
National Express Group PLC 020 7529 2000