January 17, 2013

Nova Bus names new president

Nova Bus announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Baracat as president of Nova Bus, effective immediately. He will report to Stefan Tilk, sr. VP, Volvo Bus, and president, Americas.

He succeeds Gilles Dion, who will now take on a consulting role as VP and executive advisor, partnership and strategy for Volvo Bus Americas.

“I am honored to be entrusted with this responsibility, and I thank Volvo Bus for their confidence,” said Baracat. “After all these years, I am still passionate about my work. Public transit is a complex and fascinating field with a promising future, and I look forward to building on the company’s success and helping our team deliver value and service to our business partners and the industry.”

Baracat joined Nova Bus in 1994, taking on increasingly challenging management roles, the latest as VP, business development, since 2004.

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