ComfortDelGro Australia Announces Leadership Changes

Edward Thomas
Edward Thomas

ComfortDelGro Corporation Australia (CDC) has announced position changes for two of its senior business leaders.

David Mead, who recently joined the company as Chief Projects Officer, Zero Emissions and Emerging Projects, will transition to the position of Chief Executive Officer for CDC NSW from July.

David’s comprehensive knowledge of the bus industry – gained through almost 20 years’ experience with a major global vehicle supplier – will continue to inform CDC’s national operations on new vehicle technologies, while taking on the responsibility of overseeing CDC NSW’s public transport and charter operations.

Outgoing CDC NSW Chief Executive Officer Edward Thomas, who helped the business navigate the difficulties of COVID, recent industry-wide driver shortages and the renewal and expansion of major government contracts, will now report to the ComfortDelGro Singapore office.

Edward has accepted the interim role of Group Senior Projects Officer for the ComfortDelGro Group, reporting to the ComfortDelGro’s Managing Director / Group CEO.

ComfortDelGro Australia CEO Nicholas Yap said he was excited about the revitalised leadership structure.

“David Mead, who has already shared significant expertise with us in a short period of time, will play a pivotal role in the success of ComfortDelGro Australia as the CEO of our largest business unit,” Mr Yap said.

“He will continue to oversee the transition to new and emerging technologies, such as zero-emissions buses and more, while guiding the future for our growing operations in Sydney, the Blue Mountains and the Hunter region.

“It also fills me with joy to also see the ComfortDelGro Group recognising and rewarding the strong performance of Edward Thomas in during difficult circumstances.

“We would like to extend our gratitude to Edward for his remarkable contributions.

“With renewed leadership, ComfortDelGro Australia is poised to achieve greater heights in delivering sustainable and cutting-edge transportation solutions, reaffirming its commitment to environmental stewardship and operational excellence,” he said.

David Mead
David Mead

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