FirstGroup and MTR have appointed Andy Mellors as Managing Director of the replacement UK South Western passenger franchise, due to start on August 20. He is currently Engineering Director & Deputy Managing Director at Great Western Railway.
UK: Ahead of the launch of the West Coast Partnership franchise with Trenitalia on December 8, FirstGroup announced a number of changes to its UK rail leadership team on November 29. With effect from January 6, the current Managing Director of the South Western Railway franchise, ...
USA: National Railway Equipment Corp announced on July 16 that its CEO Steven L Beal had died suddenly at his home in Ladue, Missouri, on July 11, adding that the employee-owned business was ‘devastated by this tremendous loss’.
SIEMENS MOBILITY: Michael Peter is to be the sole Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Mobility with effect from July 10, with co-CEO Sabrina Soussan leaving at her own request. Soussan has been appointed as CEO of Swiss access control and security technology company Dormakaba Holding with ...
USA: Norfolk Southern has announced a number of organisational changes following the departure of Executive Vice-President & Chief Strategy Officer John Scheib on June 1.
FRANCE: Former SNCF Réseau chief executive Patrick Jeantet has been dismissed as Chairman of Groupe Keolis with immediate effect, the company’s Supervisory Board announced on June 2. A new Executive Committee has been formed to oversee the business pending the appointment of a successor.
AUSTRALIA: Mark Campbell has been appointed as Managing Director & CEO of Australian Rail Track Corp with effect from May 1, succeeding John Fullerton, who is stepping down after more than 40 years in the rail industry and nine years leading the interstate infrastructure manager.
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