New Flyer Announces Wayne Joseph Appointed to the Position of Executive Vice President, Bus Business
St Cloud, MN – July 31, 2015: (TSX: NFI) (TSX: NFI.DB.U) New Flyer Industries Inc. (“New Flyer” or the “Company”), the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada, announced the appointment of Wayne Joseph to Executive Vice President New Flyer Bus Business.
“In the last two years, we have combined the legacy New Flyer business with the bus businesses of North American Bus Industries (NABI).”, says Paul Soubry, New Flyer President and CEO, “The growth of this segment of our business required we install an executive leader to assume responsibility for performance of the bus business segment: strategy, products and services, sales, profitability and ownership of assets.”
Wayne Joseph joined New Flyer in 2008 in the role of Executive Vice President Operations and has played an instrumental role in the Company’s success through his leadership of Operational Excellence initiatives, focus on product quality, and dedication to customer and employee satisfaction.
Ian Smart continues in his role of Executive Vice President for Aftermarket where he is responsible for the Parts, Customer Training, Publications and Connect business across both the New Flyer and NABI brands.
About New Flyer
New Flyer is the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the United States and Canada. The Company is the industry technology leader and offers the broadest product line of transit buses including drive systems powered by: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, electric trolley and now, battery-electric. All buses are supported by an industry-leading comprehensive warranty and support program, and service network. New Flyer also operates the industry’s most sophisticated aftermarket parts organization, sourcing parts from hundreds of different suppliers and providing support for all types of transit buses.
The New Flyer group of companies employ over 3,300 team members with manufacturing, fabrication, parts distribution and service centers in both Canada and the United States. Over 32,000 New Flyer and NABI heavy-duty transit buses are in operation today. Further information is available on New Flyer’s website at http://www.www.newflyer.com/content
The common shares and convertible unsecured subordinated debentures of the Company are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols NFI and NFI.DB.U, respectively.
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