Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced senior rail industry leader, Paul Brown, as the new managing director for their operations in Australia (ad interim).
“This management change is made as Bombardier undertakes a number of positive transformation initiatives to strengthen its business in key rail ecosystems,” said Per Allmer, President, Western Europe, Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Australia, Bombardier Transportation. He added, “We are delighted to bring Paul into this role, to reinforce our management team, accelerate our transformation, and increase our focus on satisfying our customers in Australia”.
As Managing Director, Paul will focus on the competitiveness of Bombardier’s operations in Australia. His priorities include strengthening stakeholder relations, delivering projects and services to the highest standards, as well as business development and securing new business in a highly competitive market.
This month Paul celebrates 35 years in the rail industry with Bombardier. As a proven senior leader experienced in commercial management, sales and project management, he has successfully delivered assignments in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia. In addition to the managing director for Australia role, Paul will also continue as project director for the Queensland New Generation Rollingstock project.
Paul Brown succeeds Andrew Dudgeon, who has decided to pursue other career opportunities outside of the business. Bombardier wishes to thank Andrew for his service and for his efforts in developing our business.
Bombardier has been investing in Australia for more than 60 years. As a trusted rail industry partner with more than 1,000 employees, Bombardier designs, engineers, manufactures and maintains rolling stock across Australia, as well as providing signalling, rail equipment, asset management and through-life support to customers and operators.
Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 39,850 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.
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