August 27, 2014 12:02 PM ET


Company Overview of Optare Group Ltd.

Company Overview

Optare Group Ltd. designs, manufactures, and sells single and double deck buses, and mini coaches. It also supplies vehicles, CKD or SKD kits, and technology transfer and licensing agreements worldwide. The company sells its products in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, North America, and internationally. Optare Group Ltd. has a strategic alliance with Ashok Leyland. The company was founded in 1985 and is based in Leeds, United Kingdom. As of July 14, 2008, Optare Group Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of Optare Plc.

Manston Lane

Leeds,  LS15 8SU

United Kingdom

Founded in 1985


44 1132 645 182


44 1132 606 635

Key Executives for Optare Group Ltd.

Chief Executive
Age: 46
Chief Financial officer and Director
Age: 53
Customer Service and Quality Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Optare Group Ltd. Key Developments

Optare Group Ltd. Appoints Enrico Vassallo as its Chief Executive

Optare Group Ltd. has appointed Enrico Vassallo as its chief executive. Vassallo, 45, who was president of FPT Industrial SpA, a commercial vehicle component maker, replaces P.G. Nilsson who has been Interim CEO of Optare since 1 January. The appointment came into effect on 5 September.

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