Mr. Robert Irwin joins Nova Bus
St-Eustache, Quebec, August 3rd, 2005 — We are very pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Irwin has agreed to join Nova Bus as a Strategic Advisor for Western Canada. In this role, he will be calling on key industry stakeholders with the important goal of building long lasting, mutually beneficial business relationships with bus operators in the area. He will be backed by Nova Bus’ commitment to customer satisfaction and operational excellence.
"I am very much looking forward to working with Nova Bus which is dedicated to offer the highest level of service to their clients. They make great buses whose qualities I will be proud to present to my industry colleagues." mentions Mr. Irwin.
As a very active and well respected member of the Public Transit Industry where he spent a good portion of his career, Mr. Irwin recently retired from his position of President and CEO at BC Transit. He is an excellent addition to the Nova Bus team and he brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise.
“We’re just thrilled to welcome Mr. Irwin as a Strategic Advisor. We’re excited to have such a well-known and experienced individual working for us.” says Gilles Dion, President and CEO at Nova Bus.
The arrival of Mr. Irwin will benefit Nova Bus and bolster Nova Bus’ business development team, already known in the industry for its high level of integrity and expertise.
Nova Bus, a division of Prevost Car Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Volvo Bus Corporation, which provides financial strength, product development capabilities and quality manufacturing technology to the world’s second largest motor coach and transit bus manufacturing group. Nova Bus is one of the largest manufacturers of city, suburban and shuttle buses in North America, including the Nova LFS model, a low-floor bus with a complete stainless steel structure. Known for its highly reliable products, Nova Bus is the first North American heavy-duty bus manufacturer in the urban transportation sector to achieve company-wide ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certifications. The company operates two plants in Quebec, one in Saint-Eustache, the other in Saint-François-du-Lac. These plants celebrated their 25th and 35th anniversaries respectively in 2004.
Nova Bus, a Division of Prevost Car Inc.
Nadine Bernard, Business Development Manager
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