Connex, the commuter rail company, has appointed Rosemary Drummond
as its communications director.
She replaces Peter Kendall, who held the post for two years and has
resigned without disclosing his future plans.
Drummond joins Connex from Biss Lancaster where she spent five years as
a consultant director with clients including HSBC Rail, the Law Society
The role covers communications responsibility for the company’s two rail
franchises, Connex South Eastern and Connex South Central and two bus
routes in South London.
Drummond will head a centralised press office of six across internal and
external communications and also has responsibility for a youth team of
four who visit schools.
Drummond reports to Connex MD Geoff Harrison-Mee and to its chief
executive and chairman Antoine Hurel.
Connex retains Citigate Westminister on a public affairs brief.
Both Connex and Biss Lancaster are owned by French conglomerate
Compagnie Generale des Eaux.