Brice Bonavia new General Manager of Solaris France

Brice Bonavia new General Manager of Solaris France
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Brice Bonavia has become the new General Manager of Solaris France – a daughter company representing Solaris Bus & Coach in France.

Brice Bonavia joined the Solaris team taking up the position of General Manager of Solaris France. He replaced Olivier Michard, who at the beginning of November was appointed Board Member in Solaris Bus & Coach headquarter in Poland responsible for Sales, After Sales, and Marketing.

Brice Bonavia has 25 years of international experience in the automotive industry. During this time, he held various positions i.e. at Iveco Bus, where he was Business Director for the French market and most recently Business Director for the Africa and Middle East area.

“It is always with great satisfaction when we announce that the best in the business are joining our team. I believe this only confirms the validity of the taken approach by the company. We welcome Brice to our Solaris family and wish him every success and satisfaction in realizing his tasks”, said Javier Iriarte, CEO of Solaris Bus & Coach.

“Joining Solaris Bus & Coach as the General Manager of Solaris France is both a great honor and responsibility. These fundamental values will drive me toward further work. I believe that with the experience I bring, the company will accelerate its growth in France and thus contribute to the development of the public transport system in the country”, said Brice Bonavia, General Manager of Solaris France.

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Solaris Bus & Coach sp. z o.o. is one of the leading European bus and trolleybus manufacturers. Benefiting from 27 years of experience and having manufactured over 23,000 vehicles, Solaris affects the quality of city transport in hundreds of cities across Europe every day. Thinking of the future, the firm is setting new standards by dynamically developing its products, in particular in the electromobility sector. Solaris electric buses, trolleybuses and hydrogen buses are cutting-edge solutions for zero emission public transport. Solaris products have been repeatedly awarded for quality and innovation. The Solaris Urbino 12 electric won the prestigious European "Bus of the Year 2017" competition. In September 2018 Solaris Bus & Coach sp. z o.o. joined CAF Group.

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Mateusz Figaszewski

E-mobility Development & Market Intelligence Director

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