Honours for Ann Gloag and Leon Daniels

Dame Ann Gloag taking part in a charity car rally in 2012.

Stagecoach co-founder and nonexecutive director Ann Gloag has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the New Year honours list. Former Transport for London surface transport managing director Leon Daniels, London Transport Museum director Sam Mullins and soon-to-retire Scottish traffic commissioner Joan Aitken have all been appointed OBE.

Dame Ann (76), a former nurse who was appointed OBE in 2004, co-founded Stagecoach in 1980 with her younger brother, current chairman Sir Brian Souter, initially with two vehicles purchased with their father’s redundancy money from the Scottish Bus Group’s Alexander (Midland) subsidiary, where he was a driver.

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