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Frank Reichel new Managing Director VDL Bus & Coach Norway AS

VDL Bus & Coach Norway AS strengthens the organization with the appointment of Frank Reichel as new Managing Director. Frank has a strong background in the bus and coach industry, in which he has more than 20 years’ experience in various positions within public transport and coach operators as well as public transport authorities. Frank will take on his new position from 10 September 2018.

“VDL Bus & Coach is a successful and professional family company with a long-term view that recently has decided to strengthen the position in the Norwegian market. The strategy of VDL to offer tailor-made turn-key solutions by thinking proactively with its customers to help them move forward, fits to my believes. I am very excited to start in this new position and contribute to the growth of VDL Bus & Coach in Norway”, says Frank Reichel.

Further expansion of VDL Bus & Coach Norway
Sami Ojamo, currently interim Managing Director VDL Bus & Coach Norway AS, will continue in his current role as Business Development Manager for the public transport market in Sweden, Norway and Finland. In this position his focus is on the transition to E-Mobility, innovation and new business. Sami will also be involved in the further expansion of VDL Bus & Coach Norway. In this role Sami will use his experience and expertise in the Scandinavian market to create optimal solutions for customers and bolster VDL Bus & Coach’s strong position as a transition partner to zero-emission transport.

“Norway is one of the frontrunners in Europe with regard to the transition to E-Mobility. It will be exciting to continue developing E-Mobility solutions and innovations for VDL in my new role as Business Development Manager Public Transport for Sweden, Finland and Norway”, says Sami Ojamo.


Frank Reichel, Managing Director VDL Bus & Coach Norway AS

“Norway has traditionally been an important coach market for VDL Bus & Coach. Besides that, Norway has shown clear ambitions regarding zero emission public transport, in which VDL Bus & Coach prepares to play a major role. We are therefore very pleased to welcome Frank to our team to strengthen and further build the Norwegian VDL Bus & Coach organisation. Furthermore, we thank Sami Ojamo for his efforts as interim Managing Director and we wish him success in his new role”, says Marcel Jacobs, Commercial Director of VDL Bus & Coach.

Valkenswaard, September 2018


VDL Bus & Coach bv
Marcel Jacobs
Commercial Director
+31 (0)40 208 44 00
m.jacobs@vdlbuscoach.com

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