Isabel Martin joins MCI as public sector bid coordinator
DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, June 21, 2019: (TSX: NFI) Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, has announced Isabel Martin has joined the company as MCI Bids Coordinator.
Martin will be responsible for contract administration, crafting and submission of public sector bids. She will also assist the sales team in customer relationship management. Martin joins other members of MCI Sales and Operations Support team that includes fellow Bids Coordinators Cindy Campbell and Mike Harpin, also based in Winnipeg. Martin reports to Bruce Wiebe, MCI Contracts Manager.
Martin joins MCI from a career in manufacturing and contract management at PTI Transformers, a major supplier to Manitoba Hydro. She has also managed customer relationships and coordinated appropriate resources to ensure high customer satisfaction in her previous positions.
She is succeeding Dale Majury, who is retiring in July after a 37-year career at MCI.
“Isabel is a specialist in building strong customer relationships and effective problem-solving,” said Tom Wagner, MCI Vice President, Public Sector. “We welcome her to our team and at the same time wish Dale a very happy retirement. Dale’s longtime contributions helped to assure MCI’s Commuter Coach ranks today as the No. 1 best-selling model for express service routes throughout North America. I thank him for his steadfast, Reliability Driven work ethic.”
Martin holds both a Project Management Diploma and General Management Certificate from the University of Winnipeg.
About NFI Group
With over 8,900 team members operating from more than 50 facilities across ten countries, NFI is a leading independent global bus manufacturer providing a comprehensive suite of mass transportation solutions under brands: New Flyer®(heavy-duty transit buses), Alexander Dennis Limited (single and double-deck buses), Plaxton (motor coaches), MCI® (motor coaches), ARBOC® (low-floor cutaway and medium-duty buses), and NFI Parts™ . NFI buses and motor coaches incorporate the widest range of drive systems available including: clean diesel, natural gas, diesel-electric hybrid, and zero-emission electric (trolley, battery, and fuel cell). It also supports infrastructure development through New Flyer Infrastructure Solutions™, a service dedicated to providing safe and reliable charging and mobility solutions. In total, NFI now supports over 105,000 buses and coaches currently in service around the world. For the fiscal year ended December 30, 2018, NFI posted revenues of US$2.5 billion. NFI common shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NFI. News and information are available at www.nfigroup.com, www.newflyer.com, www.mcicoach.com, www.arbocsv.com, www.alexander-dennis.com, and nfi.parts.
Motor Coach Industries (MCI) is North America’s public and private market motor coach leader, building the J4500 the industry best-seller for 13 consecutive years), the all-new 35-foot J3500 model, and the workhorse D-Series including the breakthrough ADA-accessible MCI D45 CRT LE Commuter Coach offering lower dwell times. MCI will add battery-electric propulsion in 2020. With nearly 30,000 MCI coaches on the road, MCI also provides maintenance, repair, 24-hour roadside assistance, parts supply through NFI Parts, and technician training through the industry’s only Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) accredited MCI Academy. Further information is available at www.mcicoach.com.
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