Tube Lines has announced that its chief executive Dean Finch has accepted an offer by National Express to join them as its chief executive
Finch will stay with Tube Lines until a suitable successor is found and an appropriate transition period has been worked through.
“He remains committed and focused to leading Tube Lines through the Periodic Review process and to support the delivery of the Jubilee line upgrade towards a successful outcome,” said a statement.
“During his short time with us at Tube Lines he has demonstrated fantastic leadership and I am pleased that he has agreed to stay with us until a successor can be found and continue to lead the company through a busy and challenging period.,” said Tube Lines chairman David Begg.
“As a company we remain focused on continuing the good work we are doing to improve the Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines for the benefit of the travelling public,” he said. “We have significant technical and management experience inside the company with many of the senior team having been with Tube Lines since the very beginning. Despite this announcement it is very much business as usual for us.”