All People articles – Page 11

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    Changes at SBB


    Currently Vice-Chair of the Management Board, Monika Ribar (photo) is to take up the role of President of Swiss national railway SBB from June 15. A former Chief Executive of freight forwarding company Panalpina World Transport, Ribar is expected to be closely involved in discussions over the future direction of ...

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    Joe Boardman


    Joe Boardman has informed Amtrak‘s Board of Directors and employees that he intends to retire as President & CEO in September.

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    Peter Ewen


    MTR Corp has named Peter Ewen as Engineering Director, with effect from February 22. In this post he will head a new Engineering Division to be established in the early part of this year.

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    Mohammad Jamshed


    Previously General Manager of the Northeast Frontier Railway, Mohammad Jamshed has been appointed Member, Traffic, at the Indian Railway Board.

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    Peter Laier


    Knorr-Bremse has selected Peter Laier to join the Executive Board as head of the Commercial Vehicle Systems division. He succeeds Klaus Deller, who held the post in an interim capacity in addition to his role as Chairman of the Executive Board.

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    Elizabeth de Jong


    The UK’s Rail Delivery Group has appointed Elizabeth de Jong as Director of Policy. Having joined RDG in April, she had been Acting Director of Policy since mid-October following the departure of Nick Ellins.

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    Troger to lead Bombardier


    Bombardier has appointed Laurent Troger as President of Bombardier Transportation in succession to Lutz Bertling, who stepped down on December 8 to pursue other career opportunities. Most recently Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, Troger joined Bombardier in 2004 as Vice-President, Services for Europe, having previously held several senior ...

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    FS names CEO


    Renato Mazzoncini has been appointed as CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane. Formerly CEO of FS subsidiary Busitalia, he replaces Michele Mario Elia, who resigned on November 26 along with Chairman Marcello Messori and the entire FS board. The new board appointed by a shareholders meeting on November 27 ...

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    Dr Bernd Bohr


    Heinz Hermann Thiele is to step down as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse in March next year. He will be succeeded by Dr Bernd Bohr (photo), who until 2013 was Chairman of the Automotive Group at Robert Bosch GmbH.

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    Victoria McManus


    Reporting to Chairman & CEO William Furman, Victoria McManus has taken up the new position of Executive Vice-President & Chief Strategic Officer at The Greenbrier Companies.

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    Sabrina Soussan


    Following the departure of Jürgen Wilder to DB Schenker Rail, Sabrina Soussan has been named as Chief Executive of the High Speed & Commuter Rail business unit at Siemens Mobility.

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    Sarah Feinberg


    Having been nominated by President Barack Obama in July, Sarah Feinberg was confirmed as head of the Federal Railroad Administration by the Senate in a vote on October 28. She had been acting FRA Administrator since January.

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    Sharon Dijksma


    Sharon Dijksma was appointed as State Secretary at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment with effect from November 3. She replaces Wilma Mansveld, who resigned following the publication of a critical report into the Fyra high speed train debacle.

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    Hakim heads back across the Hudson


    New York MTA Chairman Thomas Prendergast confirmed on November 17 that Veronique Hakim would become the eighth permanent president of New York City Transit with effect from December 28. Hakim becomes the first woman to run the New York Subway, as well as overseeing the city’s bus and bicycle hire ...

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    Michael Clausecker


    Michael Clausecker, formerly Chairman of Bombardier Deutschland, has been appointed CEO of Düsseldorf light rail operator Rheinbahn AG. He will take over in March, succeeding Dirk Biesenbach.

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    Manfred Rudhart


    DB Regio CEO Manfred Rudhart is to replace David Martin as CEO of DB subsidiary Arriva when he steps down at the end of the year.

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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 of ...