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    Angela Dluger

    2016-12-12T10:20:00Z

    Angela Dluger has been appointed by the FTA as Director of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority safety oversight team. She replaces Sean Thompson , who has joined Greater Cleveland RTA as Director of Rail Operations.

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    Jigjidnyamaa Damdinsuren

    2016-12-08T10:20:00Z

    Ulaanbaatar Railway Vice-Chairman Jigjidnyamaa Damdinsuren has been promoted to Chairman of the Mongolian operator.

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    Lorraine Cunningham

    2016-12-07T10:20:00Z

    Lorraine Cunningham has been appointed Chairman of Vancouver regional transport authority TransLink, with effect from January 1.

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    Íñigo de la Serna Hernáiz

    2016-12-05T10:20:00Z

    Íñigo de la Serna Hernáiz has been named Minister of Development in the new government announced by Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on November 3.

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    Steven Santoro

    2016-12-02T10:20:00Z

    Assistant Executive Director of Capital Planning & Projects Steven Santoro has been promoted to Executive Director of NJ Transit, succeeding interim Executive Director Dennis Martin .

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    VR Group names CEO

    2016-12-01T10:20:00Z

    Rolf Jansson has succeeded Mikael Aro as President & CEO of Finnish national railway VR Group. Harri Lukkarinen has replaced Ville Saksi as Managing Director of VR Track, while Saksi has taken over as CEO of Länsimetro Oy, the company overseeeing the Helsinki metro extension ...

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    Darren Caplan

    2016-11-22T18:21:00Z

    The UK’s Railway Industry Association has appointed Darren Caplan as Chief Executive. He succeeds interim CEO David Tonkin , who took over from Jeremy Candfield in the summer.

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    Nadeem Velani

    2016-11-17T18:21:00Z

    Nadeem Velani has been named Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer at Canadian Pacific, having served in the post on an interim basis since September.

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    Jim Umpleby

    2016-11-15T18:21:00Z

    Jim Umpleby , currently head of Caterpillar’s Energy & Transportation division, will succeed Doug Oberhelman as Chairman & CEO on January 1. Dave Calhoun will become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board in March.

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    Harri Mustonen

    2016-11-07T18:21:00Z

    Harri Mustonen has been appointed Managing Director of NR Rail, a company set up and jointly owned by Finland’s Nurminen Logistics and Russia‘s Rustranscom to handle cross-border rail freight between Finland and Russia.

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    Jeswant Gill

    2016-11-02T12:02:00Z

    Jeswant Gill has been appointed President of Harsco Rail, while Andre Schoen becomes Vice-President for the International Regions.

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    Vossloh names Busemann CEO

    2016-10-31T15:39:00Z

    Andreas Busemann is set to take over as CEO of Vossloh AG for a three-year term, with effect from April 2017. He will succeed Hans M Schabert , who has opted not to extend his contract when it expires on March 31. Busemann is currently Chief Sales Officer at ...

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    Vanessa Giraud

    2016-10-14T13:10:00Z

    Vanessa Giraud has succeeded Pierre Farin as Investment Director at Croissance Rail, an investment fund created by the French government in 2013 with the aim of supporting smaller companies within the railway supply sector.

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    Jannet Walker Ford

    2016-10-12T11:09:00Z

    Jannet Walker Ford , Vice-President & North America Director of Policy & Strategic Programs at Parsons, has been elected to the APTA Board of Directors. Andrew Brady has become APTA’s Senior Director of Government Affairs.

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    Clement Michel

    2016-04-05T08:25:00Z

    Clement Michel has been named Executive President of Keolis North America in Boston. He was previously Chief Executive of Melbourne tram operator Yarra Trams, run by the Keolis/Downer EDI joint venture.

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    Volker Schenk

    2016-03-16T09:36:00Z

    German industry association VDB has elected Vossloh Group Managing Director Volker Schenk as its next President, following the end of the tenure of Dr Martin Lange .

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    Stefano Siragusa

    2016-03-15T09:26:00Z

    Previously Managing Director of signalling supplier Ansaldo STS, Stefano Siragusa has joined Milano automated metro concessionaire Metro 5 SpA as President.

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    Laurent Bouyer

    2016-03-14T10:28:00Z

    Bombardier Transportation has named Laurent Bouyer as President of its French business. He retains his existing role as Head of Continental Projects for western Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

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    Isabel Dedring

    2016-03-11T13:44:00Z

    Currently London’s Deputy Mayor for Transport, Isabel Dedring is to join Arup on March 21 as its Global Transport Leader.

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    Carlo Borghini

    2016-03-10T09:39:00Z

    Carlo Borghini has been nominated as the first Executive Director of the Shift2Rail joint undertaking. A former Deputy Executive Director of the aviation research programme Sesar, Borghini would serve an initial five-year term subject to final ratification of his appointment.