All People articles – Page 7

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    Mohammad Jamshed

    2016-01-07T11:47:00Z

    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

    2016-01-06T09:48:00Z

    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

    2016-01-05T16:12:00Z

    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

    2015-12-23T16:21:00Z

    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 ...

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    FS names CEO

    2015-12-23T16:18:00Z

    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 ...

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    Dr Bernd Bohr

    2015-12-14T08:53:00Z

    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

    2015-12-09T16:42:00Z

    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

    2015-12-08T10:40:00Z

    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

    2015-12-07T11:11:00Z

    Having been nominated by President Barack Obama in July, Sarah Feinber g 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

    2015-12-04T09:45:00Z

    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

    2015-12-01T09:28:00Z

    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 ...

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    Michael Clausecker

    2015-11-20T11:33:00Z

    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

    2015-11-20T11:31:00Z

    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

    2015-11-20T11:30:00Z

    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

    2015-11-20T11:28:00Z

    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

    2015-11-20T11:25:00Z

    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

    2015-11-20T11:23:00Z

    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 ...

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    Wilder to head DB Schenker Rail

    2015-11-20T11:20:00Z

    Jürgen Wilder has been confirmed as Chief Executive of freight operator DB Schenker Rail, with effect from December 1. He was formerly CEO of the High Speed & Commuter Rail Business Unit at Siemens, where — among other projects — he was responsible for construction of the ICx trainsets ...

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    Oleg Belozerov

    2015-10-07T08:12:00Z

    Oleg Belozerov , President & CEO of Russian Railways, has been nominated as UIC Chairman to complete the term started by former RZD President Vladimir Yakunin . His role is to be confirmed at UIC’s General Assembly on December 1, until when Michele Elia will continue as acting Chairman. ...

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    Nico Buchholz

    2015-10-05T15:41:00Z

    Nico Buchholz , formerly of Lufthansa, has joined Bombardier as Senior Vice-President & Chief Procurement Officer.