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Steve Clayton to ADL as non-exec director

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FORMER Arriva director Steve Clayton has joined the board of Alexander Dennis as a non-executive director. Clayton, a past president of CPT, has a lifetime of experience in the bus industry having spent 19 years with London Transport before joining Arriva and moving progressively through the organisation as managing director of its London bus business; managing director UK Bus and ultimately group managing director, corporate affairs.

Says ADL chief executive Colin Robertson: “We are delighted to have Steve on board. He has vast experience of the industry, having been at the heart-beat of operational activities for over 30 years.

“As a company, we are consistently striving to develop our business relationships with customers. We need to work hard at understanding their needs, what influences them, what drives them, what keeps them awake at night. Steve, I am sure, will have a significant contribution to make on this front - and, as many will know, he is also no mean lobbyist.”


Clayton adds: “When I retired from Arriva recently I was absolutely determined to relax and enjoy life a bit more – but also to remain active and involved in the industry. I am delighted to be taking up this non-executive role at ADL where they have done a tremendous job in turning the business around in the past five years and putting it back at the forefront of the sector.

“It is also interesting to be back in the industry at a time when it is facing unprecedented challenges. I believe it is time for a more unified approach that can give the manufacturing sector a greater voice in policy development.”


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