All People articles – Page 11

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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 ...

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    Laurence Batlle

    2014-11-27T14:58:00Z

    Contract operator RATP Dev has restructured its senior management team, with former Chief Financial Officer Laurence Batlle (photo) becoming Operations Director for Africa and the Americas. Deputy Finance Director Romain Ferrière succeeds Batlle. A Deputy Director USA position has been created, to be filled by Catherine Chardon . ...

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    Anthony Oyo

    2014-11-27T14:56:00Z

    Rolling stock specialist Anthony Oyo has joined consultancy Steer Davies Gleave’s advisory division, having previously worked on train procurement and acceptance projects in Wellington and Auckland.

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    Anne Yvrande-Billon

    2014-11-27T14:49:00Z

    Following the resignation of Daniel Tardy , Anne Yvrande-Billon has been named as Vice-President of French railway regulator ARAF, reporting to President Pierre Cardo .

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    Pablo Vázquez Vega

    2014-11-27T14:47:00Z

    Having been nominated by Development Minister Ana Pastor , Pablo Vázquez Vega has been appointed President of Spanish national passenger operator Renfe Operadora. He succeeds Julio Gómez-Pomar .

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    Peter Gašperšic

    2014-11-27T14:45:00Z

    Peter Gašperšic has been named Minister of Infrastructure in the government of Slovenian Prime Minister Miro Cerar , which took office at the end of September.

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    Pepy shuffles his pack

    2014-11-27T14:42:00Z

    A number of senior management changes have been approved by SNCF President Guillaume Pepy as the company prepares for restructuring as part of the wider French railway reform process (p25). Among the senior appointments, Florence Parly joins SNCF from Air France as Deputy Director-General, starting in the role ...

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    Doppelbauer to head ERA

    2014-11-27T14:32:00Z

    Dr Josef Doppelbauer has been appointed as the next Executive Director of the European Railway Agency, succeeding Marcel Verslype with effect from January 1 2015. Doppelbauer started his career at the Alcatel Research Centre in Wien, Austria, becoming Technical Director in 1997. After moving to Paris as Chief ...

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    Geraud Boursin

    2014-10-13T08:50:00Z

    FRANCE: Urban rail operator RATP Dev reshuffled its commercial team on September 1 by splitting its development division in two. A Bids Development team is led by Geraud Boursin (photo), while former Development Director Alain Polonsky leads the Strategy & Business Relations unit.

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    David Statham

    2014-10-13T08:47:00Z

    UK: David Statham started as Managing Director of operator Southeastern on September 15. He was previously Managing Director at First Capital Connect.

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    Jesper Lok

    2014-10-13T08:28:00Z

    DENMARK: DSB Chief Executive Jesper Lok has tendered his resignation and will leave the national operator when a successor is found, or by August 31 2015 at the latest.

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    Phil Hufton

    2014-10-13T08:26:00Z

    UK: Network Rail announced on September 15 that Phil Hufton is to replace Robin Gisby (photo) as Managing Director, Network Operations. Hufton joins NR next year from London Underground, where he is Chief Operating Officer.

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    Muhammad Anwar Bubak

    2014-10-13T08:24:00Z

    PAKISTAN: Pakistan Railways has appointed Muhammad Anwar Bubak as General Manager, Operations, in succession to Anjum Pervez , who has retired.

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    Ministries restructured

    2014-10-13T08:22:00Z

    KAZAKHSTAN: Under a wide-ranging restructuring of President Nursultan Nazarbayev ’s government which was launched in August, Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Transport & Communications has been merged with the Ministry of Industry & New Technologies, National Space Agency and the Communication & Information Agency. Within the combined ministry, former Minister of Transport ...

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    Šefcovic to succeed Kallas

    2014-10-13T08:15:00Z

    EUROPE: Slovakian MEP Maroš Šefcovic (photo) has been nominated in the college of European Commission President-Elect Jean-Claude Juncker as Commissioner for Transport & Space, with responsibility for the DG MOVE directorate-general. Šefcovic will also supervise the activities of the European Railway Agency. Provided his appointment is ratified by ...

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    Doppelbauer to head European Railway Agency

    2014-10-03T13:34:00Z

    EUROPE: Meeting in Lille on September 30, the Administrative Board of the European Railway Agency voted to appoint Dr Josef Doppelbauer as the next Executive Director, succeeding Marcel Verslype with effect from January 1 2015. Holding both a degree and a doctorate in physics, Doppelbauer started his career at the ...

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    Zafar Alikhan

    2014-09-30T16:00:00Z

    Zafar Alikhan has been appointed Senior Transit & Rail Manager in the Los Angeles office of consultancy Parsons Brinckerhoff.

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    Abdeljabbar Ben Salem

    2014-09-30T15:55:00Z

    Atkins has named Abdeljabbar Ben Salem as Head of Rail Systems at its Middle East Rail division.