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First Eastern Counties bus boss quits

PUBLISHED: 16:38 15 December 2008 | UPDATED: 12:33 03 July 2010

PETER Iddon, the managing director of First Eastern Counties Buses, has announced his resignation.

A statement from the company says he has made the decision in order to pursue other interests and spend more time at home with his family.

PETER Iddon, the managing director of First Eastern Counties Buses, has announced his resignation.

A statement from the company says he has made the decision in order to pursue other interests and spend more time at home with his family. He has also made the decision at this time so that he leaves the company in a strong operating position.

During his time at the helm, Peter led First Eastern Counties in making significant improvements in the quality of service delivered to customers as well as putting major investment into the quality of the vehicle fleet.

Peter said: "I've thoroughly enjoyed the time I've spent working in Eastern Counties and, while the post of managing director has certainly been a demanding one, it has been made much easier by the many dedicated and professional colleagues that I work with on a daily basis.

“With the ongoing assistance of these talented individuals, I firmly believe the company can only continue to improve the quality of the service it delivers to its customers in East Anglia."

Nicola Shaw, Managing Director of First UK Bus, said: “We are grateful for all that Peter has done to improve this business. The ongoing development and improvement of First in this region will be testament to what he has achieved for the company.

“We wish Peter all the best for the future and thank him for his input to First over the years.”

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