Horn has retired as UK Sales Director at
Optare after 45 years in the industry.
The decision will enable him to spend more
time with his family at their home on the
South Coast. John will hand over the reins
to Tim Matthews.
joined the industry straight from school
as an apprentice coach builder in Portsmouth,
during his apprenticeship he met his now
wife of over 40 years, Sheila. John joined
East Lancashire Coach Builders in 1996 which
later became Optare.
Vassallo, ‘CEO of Optare, said, “Everyone
at Optare wishes John well for the future.
John is well known by everyone at Optare
and we thank him for his contribution to
the company over the last 18 years he has
worked for the firm.”
Horn, said, “I
am looking forward to spending more time with
my family in Portsmouth
and watching the mid-week games at Pompey.
I wish Tim every success in his new role.”
Matthews, Head of Sales for UK and Ireland
said, “I’m looking forward to
my new challenge at Optare, I’m honoured
to have worked with John and wish him all
the best for the future.”
Siviero, Sales, Marketing and Service Director, “John is well respected at
Optare and has been a pleasure to work with
and I wish him all the very best. I look
forward to working with Tim to support the
company in achieving growth in the UK and
further information please contact:
Rebecca Green, Marketing Co-ordinator
T: +44 (0)8434 873 283