A NEW FD has been appointed to serve the London Overground.
Steve Best joins from the City Link division of Rentokil Initial, where he served as a divisional FD. He has 16 years of finance experience in a range of industries, including six years at Invensys.
London Overground (AKA London Overground Rail Operations Limited (LOROL)) runs the rail services on behalf of TFL, and is a joint venture between Deutsche Bahn (Arriva in the UK) and MTR Corporation.
Managing director Peter Austin said: "Steve brings with him senior level expertise from a range of highly professional organisations where he has demonstrated commercial and strategic financial acumen in the delivery of strong results.
"I am confident Steve will play a key role in helping us to continue to deliver our ambitious high levels of service and performance in what is a challenging and competitive marketplace."
Best said: "I am looking forward to supporting LOROL in delivering its plans. I believe that my experience in delivering effective finance business partnering within a strong control environment will enable all areas of the business and functions at LOROL to successfully grow and exceed targets."
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