BYD Coach and Bus, which is steadily expanding deliveries of electric buses in the US, has announced the hiring of a new General Manager. Milo Victoria, an industry veteran with 41 years of transit industry experience, will oversee operations of the company’s electric bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California.
BYD employs nearly 700 individuals in California and expects to add more than 500 jobs in the coming years.
BYD Coach and Bus also announced the promotion of Bobby Hill to Vice President of US Sales. Hill will manage all US-based transit sales. His scope will also include the Caribbean, as BYD’s business in the region expands.
“Milo Victoria is a well-respected veteran of the transit industry, having started as a mechanic who worked his way up to executive leadership positions at several of the country’s largest and busiest transit authorities,” said Macy Neshati, Senior Vice President of BYD Heavy Industries. “He is knowledgeable on every aspect of transit bus operations, and we are pleased to count him as part of the BYD Coach and Bus family now.”
“Bobby Hill has been an invaluable asset to BYD for more than two years and this promotion is in recognition of that,” Neshati continued. “His customer service and sales expertise is unmatched.”