All People articles – Page 15

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    Alain Picard

    2013-09-12T09:11:00Z

    Alain Picard has been promoted to Director General of SNCF Geodis, succeeding Pierre Blayau who becomes Chairman of the Supervisory Board of nuclear energy provider Areva and advisor to SNCF President Guillaume Pepy . Mathias Emmerich has taken over Picard's former role as Executive Director, Finance, Purchasing & ...

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    Ihor Breus

    2013-08-30T10:54:00Z

    Ihor Breus has been appointed Director General of the state-run Ukrainian Railway High-Speed Company.

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    Michael Logue

    2013-08-22T13:02:00Z

    Michael Logue , Associate Administrator for Administration at the US Federal Railroad Administration, has been appointed Chief Safety Officer at Amtrak.

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    Oksana Plotnìkovu

    2013-08-19T15:34:00Z

    Oksana Plotnikovu has been appointed Deputy General Director of Ukrainian Railways, having held the position in an acting capacity since June.

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    IR names double GM

    2013-08-15T13:57:00Z

    Eastern Railway's General Manager, G C Agarwal , has taken on the additional post of General Manager, South Eastern Railway. During a long career with Indian Railways he has held senior positions at several zonal networks, as well as being posted to the Research, Design & Standards organisation to participate ...

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    Franetovich heads ADIF SE

    2013-08-15T13:48:00Z

    Argentina's Minister of the Interior & Transport Florencio Randazzo has appointed Ariel Franetovich (photo) as President of state railway infrastructure authority ADIF SE, while his former post as head of the National Commission for Transport Regulation (CNRT) has been filled by Fernando Manzanares . On the operating side, ...

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    Marion Gout-van Sinderen

    2013-07-12T15:25:00Z

    Marion Gout-van Sinderen , CEO of ProRail, has been elected President of EIM, the association of European rail infrastructure managers, for a two-year term.

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    Mallikarjun Kharge

    2013-07-09T14:32:00Z

    Mallikarjun Kharge has been appointed India's Minister of Railways, while Arunendra Kumar becomes Member (Mechanical) of the Indian Railway Board.

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    Dr Francis Paonessa

    2013-07-08T09:16:00Z

    Dr Francis Paonessa has become President, Rolling Stock & Services UK, and Chairman of Bombardier Transportation UK Ltd. He joined Bombardier UK in March 2010 as President of the Rolling Stock business.

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    Alex Genin

    2013-07-05T13:01:00Z

    Alex Genin has been named CEO of Russian wagon leasing company Brunswick Rail. He succeeds Vladimir Lelekov , who will now focus on his role as Chairman of the Board's Strategy Committee.

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    Khawaja Saad Rafique

    2013-07-04T09:30:00Z

    Khawaja Saad Rafique has been appointed Minister for Railways by Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif .

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    Thomas Prendergast confirmed as MTA Chairman

    2013-07-02T08:43:00Z

    On June 20 the New York State Senate confirmed the appointment of Thomas Prendergast as Chairman & CEO of New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority, more than two months after his nomination by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Formerly President of New York City Transit, Prendergast has served as Interim Executive Director ...

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    Terence Watson

    2013-07-01T15:16:00Z

    Terence Watson has been appointed President of Alstom's UK operations; he will retain his current role as Managing Director for the company in the UK and Ireland. He succeeds Stephen Burgin , who becomes Vice-President, Global Power Sales, Northern & Central Europe.

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    DeQuendre Bertrand

    2013-06-25T07:40:39Z

    DeQuendre Bertrand has been named Internal & External Communications Director for US rail safety organisation Operation Lifesaver.

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    Maurizio Lupi

    2013-06-24T08:09:29Z

    Maurizio Lupi has been appointed Italy’s Infrastructure & Transport Minister in the ‘grand coalition’ government. He has been charged with creating a transport authority, which will develop a strategic plan for transport and logistics, and is keen to encourage public-private partnerships to invest in infrastructure.

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    Dr Ulrich Dohle

    2013-06-21T08:22:12Z

    Dr Ulrich Dohle will succeed Joachim Coers as Chairman & CEO of Tognum on July 1. The Executive Board will then reduce from five to four positions following a redistribution of responsibilities amongst its members, meaning that Dohle will not be replaced in his current role as Chief ...

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    Clare Hollingsworth

    2013-06-14T15:39:55Z

    Clare Hollingsworth has been appointed Chairman of Eurostar International, following Richard Brown ’s decision to step down at the end of his three-year term on June 30.

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    Torrealba to head IFE

    2013-06-12T07:50:22Z

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has appointed Francisco Torrealba as President of state railway owner and operator IFE. He has been tasked with four main objectives: to improve the quality of services to towns in the Tuy Valley; to build new relations with IFE workers; to review every rail ...

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    Foxx succeeds LaHood

    2013-06-11T09:39:18Z

    Mayor of Charlotte Anthony Foxx has accepted President Barack Obama ’s nomination to succeed Ray LaHood as US Secretary of Transportation. Foxx has been mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, since 2009, during which time he has been a keen advocate of public transport, and light rail and streetcars ...

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    Lindsay Tanner

    2013-05-31T08:14:30Z

    Lindsay Tanner , former Federal Minister for Finance & Deregulation and shareholder Minister for the Australian Rail Track Corporation, has succeeded John Fullerton as Chairman of the Australasian Railway Association.