Ticketer announces Kelly Hanna as new CEO

7 September 2023

Ticketer, the leading provider of transport ticketing solutions, is delighted to announce that they have appointed Kelly Hanna as new Chief Executive Officer. 

Kelly is already a familiar face within the industry, having been at Ticketer since 2021 as Chief Operating Officer and responsible for overseeing the company’s business operations, performance, and customer delivery. 

With over 20 years’ experience in leading successful organisations, driving innovation, and adapting to evolving market conditions, plus with a strong track record in operational and customer excellence and a keen interest in public transport, Kelly is well placed to lead Ticketer as it continues to launch exciting new hardware and software innovations to the industry over the next year. 

Kelly comments:I’m so honoured to transition into this role and take the helm of Ticketer at what’s such an exciting and pivotal time – both for us and the industry. 2024 will be a big year as we evolve our ticketing and cloud-based solutions, and I am really excited to be part of such a talented team. Together we will continue to drive innovation, deliver value to our customers, and achieve new levels of success in the next chapter of our customers journey.’

Kelly will also be attending the upcoming Smartex Smart Transport TCF Forum on Wednesday 27th September, where Ticketer will be showcasing a number of their new solutions. 

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Received 'Most Innovative Public Transport Technology 2022' award, by the UK Transport Awards.

Winners of the 2022 Euro Bus Expo Innovation Challenge Bronze Award.

Winners of the 'ROSCO Silver Award for Contribution to Safer Driving' 2022

Profit Track 100 2021

Ranked in The Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100, acknowledging the impressive performance and contributions of the featured companies to the economy and society during the pandemic

Transport Ticketing

Winner of the Transport Ticketing Awards 2021 'Digital Champion' Category

Ticketer Award Megabuyte

Listed as 3rd in the Megabuyte Emerging Stars Awards which recognise the top 25 best-performing scale-up Companies of the Year in the UK, for industry-specific software

Ones to Watch award

Named as “One to Watch” in the European Business Awards

Ticketer Award Thames Valley

Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year & High Growth Business of the Year

Gold Winner of the Coach and Bus Innovation Challenge 2019 for our passenger app Kazoot

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