All People articles – Page 4

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    Françoise Bertrand

    2017-06-09T08:07:55Z

    Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau has appointed Françoise Bertrand as Chair of the Board of Directors at VIA Rail Canada for a five-year term.

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    Ulrich Bouly

    2017-06-06T11:06:37Z

    International high speed operator Thalys has appointed former Captrain Belgium Managing Director Ulrich Bouly as Chief Operations Officer, while Bruno Dierickx becomes Chief Marketing & Commercial Officer.

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    From RATP to minister

    2017-05-26T16:07:52Z

    RATP President Elisabeth Borne has been appointed as Transport Minister in the new French government formed by President Emmanuel Macron. Replacing Alain Vidalies , she will be part of the Environment ministry headed by ecologist Nicolas Hulot . Borne succeeded Pierre Mongin at RATP in 2015, after ...

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    David Tonkin

    2017-05-24T08:41:10Z

    Former Atkins CEO David Tonkin has succeeded Siemens Mobility UK Managing Director Gordon Wakeford as Chairman of the UK’s Railway Industry Association.

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    David Knowles

    2017-05-17T14:13:13Z

    David Knowles becomes Managing Director of Swedish freight operator Hector Rail. Formerly Chief Operating Officer at GB Railfreight, he remains on the GBRf board as a Non-Executive Director.

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    Bernadette Kelly

    2017-05-10T09:53:48Z

    Bernadette Kelly has been appointed Permanent Secretary at the UK’s Department for Transport. Formerly Director General, Rail Group, at DfT, she succeeds Philip Rutnam who is now Permanent Secretary at the Home Office.

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    Renato Gallo

    2017-05-04T14:06:44Z

    Renato Gallo was confirmed as Chief Financial Officer of Ansaldo STS on March 28; he had previously served as Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice-President, Management & Statutory Reporting.

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    Saeed Mohammadzadeh

    2017-04-28T15:25:52Z

    Dr Saeed Mohammadzadeh has replaced Mohsen Pourseyed Aghaei as President of Iranian national railway holding group RAI. He also serves as Vice-Minister for Road & Urban Development and as a Professor at the Railways Faculty of the national Science & Industry University in Tehran.

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    Nick Easy

    2017-04-06T08:48:09Z

    Former Port of Melbourne CEO Nick Easy has been appointed Chief Executive of Queensland Rail, in succession to Acting CEO Neil Scales .

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    Eglė Radvilė

    2017-04-04T15:17:36Z

    Lithuanian national railway LG has appointed Eglė Radvilė to head up its IT Centre, while Linas Baužys becomes Deputy General Director.

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    Isaac Martín-Barbero

    2017-03-31T08:15:01Z

    Isaac Martín-Barbero has succeeded Jesús Silva as President of Spanish state-owned engineering consultancy Ineco.

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    Joanna Whittington

    2017-03-29T08:23:14Z

    Joanna Whittington has been confirmed as CEO of the UK’s Office of Rail & Road. Formerly Director of Railway Markets & Economics at ORR, she had been acting as Interim CEO since January 2016.

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    Anont takes over at SRT

    2017-03-24T12:06:03Z

    Anont Luangboriboon , Deputy Director General of Thailand’s Highways Department, has been named Acting Governor of the State Railway of Thailand while Voravidh Champeeratana , head of the Securities & Exchange Commission, becomes Chairman. Their appointments follow the dimissal of former Governor Wuthichart Kalyanamitra along with most of SRT’s ...

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    Lutz confirmed as DB Chairman as board reshaped

    2017-03-22T13:41:52Z

    GERMANY: Meeting on March 22, the Deutsche Bahn AG Supervisory Board confirmed the appointment of Dr Richard Lutz as CEO of the national railway, succeeding Dr Rüdiger Grube who stepped down as Chairman of the Management Board in January. Having served as Chief Financial Officer since 2010, Lutz had been ...

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    Keith Foley

    2017-03-13T16:47:00Z

    Keith Foley has left Transport for London to join the Transport Advisory division of SNC-Lavalin’s UK consultancy.

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    Brightline targets inter-city opportunities

    2017-03-10T17:48:25Z

    USA: Inter-city passenger promoter All Aboard Florida is expanding its horizon to focus on other potential markets across the country. The company announced on March 8 that Dave Howard, ‘a veteran executive from the sports and entertainment industry’, was joining the leadership team as Chief Executive Officer for the Brightline ...

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    Veronique Hakim

    2017-03-10T09:46:21Z

    Currently President of New York City Transit, Veronique Hakim has been appointed Interim Executive Director of New York MTA following the retirement of Chairman & CEO Tom Prendergast in January.

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    Carolyn Flowers

    2017-03-08T09:45:58Z

    A former acting head of the Federal Transit Administration, Carolyn Flowers has joined consultancy AECOM to lead its transport practice in North America.

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    CSX board restructured as Harrison takes charge

    2017-03-07T14:02:43Z

    USA: Former Canadian Pacific Chief Executive E Hunter Harrison was confirmed as the new Chief Executive Officer of CSX Corp on March 6. He succeeds Michael Ward, who had announced his decision to retire as Chairman & CEO on February 21 and will now become a consultant. CSX has also ...

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    Urszula Soucie

    2017-03-06T09:11:22Z

    The Railway Engineering Maintenance Suppliers’ Association has promoted Urszula Soucie to become Chief Operating Officer. She has been with Remsa since 2011.