INTERVIEW-Optare CEO sees profitability by next year

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By Ben Deighton LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Bus manufacturer Optare Plc expects to reach profitability at the end of this year and book 2009 as its first full year of profits, according to Chief Executive Andrew Brian. "We have an extremely strong order book and we anticipate moving to profitability through the back end of 2008. Much of what we are doing in terms of restructuring is setting the scene for a positive performance for 2009; we're getting the pain out of the way now," he told ...

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