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Siemens Rail Automation appoints new managing director

Siemens has appointed a new managing director to oversee its rail automation business.

Operations director Rob Morris, who joined the company in January 2015, will begin his new role on December 1.

In his current role, Rob oversees the execution of all the company’s rail signalling, digital rail and automation projects across the UK, working closely with Network Rail, London Underground and Crossrail.

Siemens Mobility’s UK managing director Gordon Wakeford said: “Given his many years’ industry experience, I know he will hit the ground running and that under his leadership, our business will continue to go from strength to strength.

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New Siemens Rail Automation managing director Rob Morris. Photo: Siemens.

“With his delivery, strategic, relationship management and collaborative working experience, together with his unwavering commitment to safety, he has the perfect range of skills for this role.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Paul Copeland who has successfully led the company for the last four years and to wish him well in his retirement.”

Rob Morris will start his new role on December 1, 2017.

Read more: Autumn Budget 2017 – what does it mean for the rail industry?




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