All People articles – Page 10

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    Dr Ben Möbius

    2015-03-20T15:53:00Z

    Dr Ben Möbius , currently at lobbying group BDI, is to succeed Dr Ronald Pörner as head of the German railway industry association VDB on July 1.

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    Ajay Shukla

    2015-03-20T15:51:00Z

    The Indian Railway Board has appointed Ajay Shukla as Member, Traffic; he also retains his current post as Additional Member (Commercial).

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    Miroslav Fukan

    2015-03-18T15:15:00Z

    Miroslav Fukan , Executive Director of OLTIS Group, has joined the UNIFE Presiding Board, currently chaired by Bombardier Transportation President Lutz Bertling .

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    Alhaji Bamanga Tukur

    2015-03-17T15:11:00Z

    President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Alhaji Bamanga Tukur as Chairman of Nigerian Railway Corp. Until recently, Tukur served as National Chairman of the ruling People’s Democratic Party.

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    Long-standing Bombardier chief retires

    2015-03-17T15:08:00Z

    Laurent Beaudoin has retired as Chairman of Bombardier Inc after more than half a century at the helm, although he will stay on as Chairman Emeritus. He is succeeded by Alain Bellemare , whose has enjoyed an 18-year career at United Technologies, most recently as President & CEO of ...

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    UP elects CEO

    2015-03-13T16:50:00Z

    Formerly Union Pacific’s President & Chief Operating Officer, Lance Fritz was elected in February to the post of President & CEO, succeeding John Koraleski who became Executive Chairman. Fritz was Executive Vice-President, Operations, from 2010 to 2014, and previously served as Vice-President, Labor Relations.

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    Mark Hughes

    2015-02-23T15:14:00Z

    Mark Hughes has moved from London to Sydney to lead the Australasian business at engineering consultancy Interfleet.

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    Patrice Caine

    2015-02-23T15:11:00Z

    Patrice Caine has been elected as Chairman & CEO of Thales Group, having previously been Chief Operating Officer. The two positions are to be split this year, with Caine serving as CEO and Henri Proglio serving as Non-Executive Chairman.

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    Henk Don

    2015-02-23T15:10:00Z

    A board member with the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets, Henk Don will chair the Independent Regulators Group-Rail in 2015. IRG-Rail is the representative body for independent railway regulators in Europe.

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    Karen Hedlund

    2015-02-20T17:10:00Z

    Engineering consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff has announced that former FRA Deputy Administrator Karen Hedlund has joined as Director of Public-Private Partnerships.

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    Sarah Feinberg

    2015-02-20T17:08:00Z

    Following the departure of Joseph Szabo , Sarah Feinberg has been named Acting Administrator of the US Federal Railroad Administration. Feinberg joins from the Department of Transportation, where she was Chief of Staff.

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    Antonio Carlos Rodrigues

    2015-02-12T10:19:00Z

    Promising to maintain and extend road and rail investment to improve the competitiveness of the logistics sector, Antonio Carlos Rodrigues was sworn in as Brazil’s Transport Minister at a ceremony in Brasilia on January 5. He succeeds Paulo Sérgio Passos .

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    Private sector expertise

    2015-02-02T11:04:00Z

    Jacek Leonkiewicz (photo) was appointed Chairman of PKP Intercity on January 16 in succession to Marcin Celejewski . A former banker, he became a board member at PKP SA in 2013, also serving as Chairman of the supervisory board at PKP subsidiary T K Telekom. In 2014 he became ...

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    All change at the top

    2015-01-26T12:18:00Z

    No fewer than 11 senior management appointments were announced by Indian Railways on December 31, including eight to the position of General Manager. At the top, A K Mittal succeeds Arunendra Kumar as Chairman of the IR board. Mittal’s position as Board Member, Staff, has been taken ...

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    Cecile Vion-Lanctuit

    2015-01-26T12:17:00Z

    Bombardier Transportation has named Cecile Vion-Lanctuit as Vice-President, Communications; she was previously Vice-President, Corporate Communications, at Airbus Helicopters.

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    Chris Fenton

    2015-01-26T12:16:00Z

    RSSB CEO Chris Fenton has succeeded Terry Morgan as Chairman of the UK’s National Skills Academy for Rail Engineering.

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    Derek Mackay

    2015-01-26T12:14:00Z

    Derek Mackay succeeded Keith Brown as Minister for Transport & Islands in the Scottish cabinet appointed in November.

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    Alexander Kirchner

    2015-01-26T12:13:00Z

    Alexander Kirchner , head of newly-formed German rail union EVG, has succeeded Klaus-Dieter Hommel as Chairman of lobbying group Allianz Pro Schiene.

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    Agnès Ogier

    2015-01-26T12:12:00Z

    Thalys has named Agnès Ogier as CEO, with effect from March 31. Currently TGV Marketing Director at SNCF, she will replace Franck Gervais who becomes CEO of Voyages-sncf.com.

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    Mastermind of high speed steps down

    2015-01-26T12:10:00Z

    François Lacôte retired last year after an exceptional career in France’s rail industry. A graduate of the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, he was responsible for Locomotives and Multiple-Units in SNCF’s Rolling Stock department before taking on responsibility for the TGV programme in 1982. He managed the development ...