Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced a new management team to lead the newly-created Polish Ecosystem within its global organization. The country will be jointly-led by Sławomir Nalewajka and Andrzej Rębacz. In his new role as Head of the Polish Ecosystem, Sławomir Nalewajka will focus on the rail control solution and integrated transportation system markets while Andrzej Rębacz will be responsible for managing the rolling stock and rail vehicle service business.
“This change is an important step towards strengthening Bombardier Transportation’s position in the Polish market,” said Michael Fohrer, President of Central and Eastern Europe as well as China, Russia and Israel at Bombardier Transportation. “Poland shows growing potential in the integrated transportation systems segment. To ensure effective implementation of the company’s strategy, we have decided to establish dual leadership. Mr. Nalewajka and Mr. Rębacz are both proven managers with an outstanding reputation, not only within Bombardier but also across the railway industry.”
Sławomir Nalewajka has been with Bombardier Transportation for 25 years. In 1993 his team was responsible for adapting the new computer rail traffic control system for the needs of the Polish market. In 2003, he was appointed President of the Executive Board of Bombardier Transportation (ZWUS) in Katowice and has been President of the Executive Board of Bombardier Transportation’s (Rail Engineering) joint venture in Warsaw since 1999. During his career with Bombardier, Sławomir Nalewajka has received a number of prestigious awards, including the Manager of the Year title awarded by Railway Business Forum in 2009 and the Gold Cross of Merit in 2012. He is a graduate of the Moscow Engineering and Construction Institute, where he received his Master of Science degree in engineering in electrical metrology for railway traffic control.
Andrzej Rębacz joined Bombardier Transportation’s factory in Łódź in 1985. After the site was acquired by Bombardier Transportation in 2001, he was appointed President of the Executive Board of Bombardier Transportation Customer Service in Łódź. Since 2007 he has been Vice President of the Executive Board of Bombardier Transportation Polska Sp. z o.o. and General Manager of the site in Łódź. In 2016, Andrzej Rębacz received an honorary distinction of Bene Meritus pro Industria Poloniae from Eugeniusz Kwiatkowski Polish Industrial Lobby for his involvement in the implementation of rolling stock modernization projects in Poland. He holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Łódź University of Technology.
Bombardier is the largest international investor in the rail transportation industry in Poland. It has more than 2,000 employees in Katowice, Łódź, Warsaw and Wrocław. Its wide range of business activities includes the production of carbodies for locomotives, regional trains and high-speed trains, the production of bogie frames, the design and production of rail control and signalling systems, the production of electrical equipment as well as maintenance services for rail vehicles and rail control systems.
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