Optare has appointed Krystian Canew to the new position of Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Europe.

Krystian has gained experience at Solaris and latterly in LCV sales via the Mercedes Benz network.

Robert Drewery, Commercial Director, said: “As a first step in our European growth strategy, we welcome Krystian to the team.

“Krystian’s experience will help us build long-term partnerships with operators in Eastern Europe and will be a key member of our team in the region”

Krystian said “I am delighted to be joining Optare. I have a passion for carbon free transport and look forward to bringing the Optare portfolio to Eastern Europe.”

Optare has appointed Krystian Canew to the new position of Regional Sales Manager for Eastern Europe

About Optare

Optare is a leading British manufacturer of urban buses with a modern assembly facility near Leeds, Yorkshire, employing around 300 people. Its award-winning range of buses feature an integral design and efficient diesel engines, plus an industry-leading choice of electric units utilising the latest low carbon technology.

The Optare group PLC is part of Ashok Leyland, one of the top three global bus producers, and part of the Hinduja Group.