The operations team at Leger Shearings Group has been expanded with two appointments.

Tom Ainsworth becomes logistics manager and Martin Guy as interchange manager.

Both were formerly employed by Shearings when it was part of the Specialist Leisure Group.

Leger Holidays acquired the Shearings brand in June 2020 and the Leger Shearings Group was formed in January to encompass both brands.

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Ainsworth held the role of European transport manager for eight years at Shearings, under Specialist Leisure Group.

In is new position he will be responsible for route development and scheduling the fleet of coaches operated for both Leger Holidays and Shearings.

Guy was Shearings’ regional general manager north for 15 years.  He will be responsible for managing the customer experience at interchange points.

They will both report to operations director Chris Plummer, who said: “Both Tom and Martin join Leger Shearings Group at a very busy time; we have leapt straight from lockdown and no holidays, to a boom in staycations, with there being unprecedented demand for UK escorted coach holidays and we are rapidly increasing the number of tours to meet this demand.

“As a consequence, we are recruiting and expanding many areas of the company and I’m delighted to welcome Tom and Martin to the operations team.

“Both have exceptional knowledge and experience in ensuring the transport requirements of an escorted coach holiday company are met, delivering the highest standards of service.”