Jean-Phillipe Nadeau joins MCI as Vice President Regional Sales Eastern Aanada
DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, JUNE 3, 2019: (TSX: NFI) Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced Jean-Phillipe “JP” Nadeau has joined MCI as Vice President, Regional Sales Eastern Canada effective June 3.
Nadeau will be responsible for new coach sales as well as the sale of pre-owned coaches to private and public operators in Quebec and the Maritime provinces. He will be based at the Montreal MCI Sales and Service Center and report to Patricia Ziska, MCI Vice President of New Coach Sales.
Nadeau joins MCI following a 10-year career in commercial bus sales, where he progressively advanced in his profession selling both new and pre-owned school buses and mini-buses representing Thomas Buses, Lion Bus and most recently Macnab Transit Sales in Ingersoll, Ontario. Nadeau got his start as a Bridgestone certified automotive technician working his way up to service advisor and customer service roles at an auto dealership before moving into commercial bus sales.
“JP’s record of accomplishment and values complements the trust and commitment our MCI sales teams offer in building customer and brand loyalty,” said Ziska. “His work selling new and pre-owned coaches will help our customers meet their precise coach needs, whether it�s the industry-leading J4500, the all-new J3500 or our all-accessible MCI D45 CRT LE featuring our patented low entry vestibule design.”
JP is bilingual in French and English and resides in Drummondville, Quebec, located between Quebec City and Montreal. “JP’s previous career included extensive travel throughout his region, so he�ll apply that same energy and knowledge of his customer needs to his new career representing MCI.”
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.