All People articles – Page 10

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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 ...

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    SNCF appoints supervisory board chief

    2015-01-26T12:08:00Z

    The French government has selected industrialist Frédéric Saint-Geours , formerly head of brands at PSA Peugeot Citroën, to lead SNCF’s new supervisory board. Following the passing of the French railway reform act through parliament in July, SNCF has been restructured into a ‘mother’ public body (SNCF) and two ‘daughter’ institutions: ...

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    Klaus Deller

    2014-12-16T16:18:00Z

    Klaus Deller is returning to Knorr-Bremse AG to replace Dr Michael Buscher as Chairman of the executive board on January 1. Deller first joined the board in 2009 as head of the Commercial Vehicle Systems business unit, before stepping down earlier this year.

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    Maisa Romanainen

    2014-12-16T16:16:00Z

    Finnish national operator VR Group has named Maisa Romanainen as Senior Vice-President, Passenger Services.

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    Jesús Silva Fernández

    2014-12-16T16:14:00Z

    The Spanish Development Ministry appointed Jesús Silva Fernández as President of state-owned engineering consultancy Ineco at a ceremony in Madrid on November 17. He was previously Spanish ambassador to Panama.

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    Joseph Szabo

    2014-12-12T09:59:00Z

    Joseph Szabo is to step down as Federal Railroad Administrator at the end of the year to become a senior policy adviser at the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning.

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    Suresh Prabhu

    2014-12-12T09:57:00Z

    Suresh Prabhu was appointed India’s Minister of Railways on November 10, succeeding D V Sadananda Gowda who has become Minister for Law & Justice.

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    EIM elects Plummer

    2014-11-28T09:44:00Z

    Paul Plummer (right), Group Strategy Director at Network Rail, was elected President of the European infrastructure managers’ association EIM on November 19, succeeding Trafikverket Director General Gunnar Malm (left). REFER Senior Adviser Francisco Cardoso dos Reis and RFF Chief Operating Officer Alain Quinet were elected as ...