Optare plc is pleased to announce the appointment of David Siviero as Sales, Marketing and Service Director with effect from Thursday 1st May 2014.
Mr. Siviero’s involvement in the bus industry began in 2002 with his appointment as the Evobus Italy Sales Manager. David (46), moved to Iveco Bus in 2005, where he was the Italian Sales Director for the Minibus and Truck Derived Bus range. Two years later he became General Manager for Iveco Bus UK, where he was responsible for selling a full range of buses and coaches. In 2009 he moved to France to take up a post as Iveco Bus International Sales Director and in 2010 was appointed General Manager of Iveco Bus Central and Eastern Europe based in Prague. In 2012, he became Sales and Marketing Director for Iveco Bus South Europe, Africa and the Middle East .
Speaking of Mr Siviero’s appointment to Optare Sales, Marketing and Service, CEO Enrico Vassallo, said: “I am very pleased to welcome David to his new role in the company. He brings with him national and international sales experience of the bus industry. David’s appointment will strengthen the commercial team and support the company in achieving national and international growth.
Speaking of his new role as Optare Sales, Marketing and Service Director, Mr Siviero said: “I am looking forward to supporting the company in achieving its plans for growth, starting with the launch of the new double decker this month.
I also hope to use my own experience to help expand Optare’s presence in overseas markets, where it is already achieving some encouraging results with support from Ashok Leyland.”
For further information please contact:
Rebecca Green, Marketing Co-ordinator
T: +44 (0) 7810 158 415