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    Henrik Hololei


    Former Deputy Secretary General of the European Commission Henrik Hololei has been appointed DG Move Director-General, replacing João Aguiar Machado who became Director-General for Maritime Affairs & Fisheries in June.

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    S Mookerjee


    Former Director General of the National Academy of Indian Railways S Mookerjee has replaced Rajalakshmi Ravi Kumar as Financial Commissioner of Indian Railways.

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    Jo Kaye


    Network Rail has appointed Jo Kaye as Director, Network Strategy & Planning. She succeeds Paul Plummer who has left NR to take up the post of Chief Executive of the Rail Delivery Group and the Association of Train Operating Companies.

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    TfL Commissioner named


    Mayor of London Boris Johnson and the TfL board have confirmed the appointment of Mike Brown as Commissioner of Transport for London, following an international recruitment and selection process. Formerly Managing Director of London Underground & Rail at TfL, he had been Interim Commissioner since July following the departure ...

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    Wilder to head DB Schenker Rail


    Jürgen Wilder has been confirmed as Chief Executive of freight operator DB Schenker Rail, with effect from December 1. He was formerly CEO of the High Speed & Commuter Rail Business Unit at Siemens, where — among other projects — he was responsible for construction of the ICx trainsets ...

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    Oleg Belozerov


    Oleg Belozerov , President & CEO of Russian Railways, has been nominated as UIC Chairman to complete the term started by former RZD President Vladimir Yakunin . His role is to be confirmed at UIC’s General Assembly on December 1, until when Michele Elia will continue as acting Chairman. ...

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    Nico Buchholz


    Nico Buchholz , formerly of Lufthansa, has joined Bombardier as Senior Vice-President & Chief Procurement Officer.

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    Paul Plummer


    Paul Plummer , Group Strategy Director of Network Rail, has been appointed Chief Executive of the UK’s Rail Delivery Group and the Association of Train Operating Companies. Plummer will take over from Michael Roberts in November.

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    Jamie Miller


    GE Transportation has named Jamie Miller as President & CEO. She succeeds Russell Stokes , who will lead GE’s Energy Management business.

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    Kilybai Nurdaulet Igilikuly


    Kilybai Nurdaulet Igilikuly has been named Chairman of state railway Kazakhstan Temir Zholy, having served as Managing Director & Chief of Staff since August 2013.

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    Mohammed Al-Hinai


    Mohammed Al-Hinai has been named Chief Corporate Support Services Officer at Oman Rail.

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    Bernadette Kelly


    Bernadette Kelly has succeeded Clare Moriarty as Director General for the Rail Executive at the UK’s Department for Transport.

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    Bertram Kiswaga


    Bertram Kiswaga , Deputy Director at the National Institute of Transport of Tanzania, has been appointed Deputy Managing Director of Tazara, succeeding Saidi Sauko .

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    Paul Plummer


    Paul Plummer, Group Strategy Director of Network Rail, has been appointed Chief Executive of the UK’s Rail Delivery Group and the Association of Train Operating Companies. Plummer has been one of the two Network Rail members of the RDG since its inception in 2011, and will take up the ...

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    Oliver Christian Feicks


    Oliver Christian Feicks has been appointed Chairman of the management board of rolling stock energy absorption technology company Axtone with effect from September 1, replacing Marcin Kowalczyk who has decided to step down after 10 years. Feicks was previously Managing Director & Chief Sales Officer at GHH Radsatz International Holding, ...

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    Richard Hunter


    Richard Hunter has been named Managing Director & Head of Projects for Bombardier UK, replacing interim MD Noel Travers .

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    Danny Broad


    Danny Broad will take over as CEO of the Australasian Railway Association from October 1. He replaces Bryan Nye who stepped down in April.

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    Beth Caruso to lead AREMA


    Elizabeth S Caruso has been appointed as Executive Director & CEO of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association with effect from September 1. She succeeds Larry Etherton , who has been serving as Interim Executive Director since the retirement of Charles H Emely in 2014. Caruso joined ...

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    Belozerov joins RZD as Yakunin stands down


    Oleg Belozerov was formally appointed as President & CEO of Russian Railways by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on August 20. Formerly First Deputy Minister of Transport, he succeeeds Vladimir Yakunin , who had announced two days earlier that he planned to enter politics.

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    Henrik Falk


    Henrik Falk has been named as the next Chief Executive of metro operator Hamburger Hochbahn AG. Formerly Finance & Operations Director for Berlin’s BVG, he will succeed Günter Elste who is due to retire with effect from February 1 2016.