FirstGroup has appointed Leo Goodwin as Managing Director Designate for the new TransPennine Express franchise that starts on April 1.
Goodwin joined FirstGroup in 1998, initially at First Great Western in a series of management roles. After FirstGroup bid for TPE in 2003 he moved north and was later appointed commercial director. In 2013 he moved to become commercial director at First Rail Division.
- For more on this, read RAIL 792, published on January 20.