All People articles – Page 16

  • Peter-Gaspersic.gif

    Peter Gašperšic


    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.

  • Patrick-Ropert.gif

    Pepy shuffles his pack


    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 on November ...

  • Josef-Doppelbauer.gif

    Doppelbauer to head ERA


    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 Technical Officer ...

  • Geraud-Boursin.gif

    Geraud Boursin


    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.

  • David-Statham.gif

    David Statham


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

  • Jesper-Lok.gif

    Jesper Lok


    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.

  • Robin-Gisby.gif

    Phil Hufton


    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.

  • Muhammad-Anwar-Bubak.gif

    Muhammad Anwar Bubak


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

  • Zhenis-Kassymbek.gif

    Ministries restructured


    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 & ...

  • Maros-Sefcovic.gif

    Šefcovic to succeed Kallas


    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 a vote ...

  • Mats Andersson Chairman of the ERA Administrative Board (left), and Executive Director designate Dr Josef Doppelbauer (right). Photo: ERA

    Doppelbauer to head European Railway Agency


    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 ...

  • Zafar-Alikhan.gif

    Zafar Alikhan


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

  • Abdeljabbar-Ben-Salem.gif

    Abdeljabbar Ben Salem


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

  • Titus-Naikuni.gif

    Titus Naikuni


    Currently CEO of Kenya Airways, Titus Naikuni takes over as Chairman of Rift Valley Railways from November as part of a wider shareholder restructuring at the Kenya – Uganda railway concessionaire.

  • Pierre-Mongin.gif

    Pierre Mongin


    Pierre Mongin is to serve a third term as President & CEO of urban transport operator RATP following ratification by its management board and two French governmental committees on July 23. His latest mandate runs to July 2019.

  • Maurizio-Gentile.gif

    Maurizio Gentile


    Maurizio Gentile was appointed as Amministratore Delegato of Rete Ferroviaria Italiana on July 24. Formerly Director of Production at the Italian infrastructure manager, he takes over as CEO from Michele Elia, who was recently appointed Chief Executive of Gruppo FS Italiane.

  • Jean-Pierre-Loubinoux.gif

    Loubinoux and Flausch join UN panel


    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has named UIC Director-General Jean-Pierre Loubinoux and UITP Secretary General Alain Flausch among 12 members of a high-level Advisory Group on Sustainable Transport. The advisory group is to meet twice a year for three years to promote ‘accelerated implementation of sustainable transport’. Its members are drawn ...

  • Guilherme-Mello.gif

    Guilherme Mello


    MRS Logística has appointed Guilherme Mello as President, succeeding Carlos Waack. The former GE Transportation Latin America President becomes the third person to head the Brazilian freight operator since January.

  • Ghislain-Bartholome.gif

    Ghislain Bartholomé


    Ghislain Bartholomé has been named Chief Operations Officer of CFL Cargo, while Andreas Friedl becomes CEO of subsidiary CFL Cargo Deutschland.

  • Muhammad-Isom-Azis.gif

    Muhammad Isom Azis


    Kuala Lumpur metro operator Prasarana has appointed Muhammad Isom Azis as Chief Operating Officer of the Sungai Buloh – Kajang Line, which is scheduled to open in 2017.