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August 01, 2015 3:07 AM ET


Company Overview of Optare Group Ltd.

Company Overview

Optare Group Ltd. designs, manufactures, and sells single and double deck buses. It offers electric, hybrid, and diesel vehicles. The company also offers technical support, training, and maintenance support services, as well as parts. It sells its products in the United Kingdom and internationally. The company was incorporated in 1984 and is based in Leeds, United Kingdom. It has a network of service centers in Dandenong, Australia; Hoogerheide, the Netherlands; Randfontein, South Africa; Henän, Sweden; Bern, Switzerland; and London, Manchester, and Rotherham, United Kingdom. As of July 14, 2008, Optare Group Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Optare Plc.

Hurricane Way South

Sherburn in Elmet

Leeds,  LS25 6PT

United Kingdom

Founded in 1984


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Key Executives for Optare Group Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 47
Customer Service and Quality Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Optare Group Ltd. Key Developments

Optare Group Ltd. Appoints Enrico Vassallo as its Chief Executive

Optare Group Ltd. has appointed Enrico Vassallo as its chief executive. Vassallo, 45, who was president of FPT Industrial SpA, a commercial vehicle component maker, replaces P.G. Nilsson who has been Interim CEO of Optare since 1 January. The appointment came into effect on 5 September.

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