Grande West Transportation announced the addition of Rob Mowat as VP, sales and marketing. Mowat joins Grande West to focus on new U.S. sales opportunities and support efforts with exclusive distributor Alliance Bus Group.
As the sr. VP, business development, Mowat previously led Transdev’s business development efforts in the U.S. and Canada managing contract transportation engagements for government agencies. He has worked with countless transit authorities, both large and small, throughout the U.S. and Canada to drive their purchased transportation buying efforts.
Prior to Transdev, Mowat served as VP, sales, for Nova Bus, working in the U.S. and Canada with special focus on the introduction of a new product into the American market, ultimately leading his sales force through a restructuring and a shift in the way they sold, emphasizing on market analysis, target accounts, and collaborative selling. He has held positions in operations and sales for the public transportation sector since 1989.
During his career, Mowat has been honored by DAVE Transportation Services as their Manager of the Year, graduated from Leadership APTA, and has served several terms on the Board of Directors for APTA and the South West Transit Association.