Monday, February 13, 2017

Manaigre leads Network Rail Consulting Canada

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Susanne Manaigre Susanne Manaigre Network Rail Consulting

Network Rail Consulting, a wholly owned subsidiary of Britain’s Network Rail, has opened a Canadian office and appointed Susanne Manaigre as Vice President in charge.

Manaigre, who will be based in Toronto and report to President-North America Ron Hartman, is a native Canadian whose career in the railway industry spans 30 years. Most recently she was chief of operations for GO Transit/Metrolinx, the regional public transportation system in the GTA (Greater Toronto Area).

“I am pleased to announce the opening of our new Canadian subsidiary,” said Network Rail Consulting Managing Director Nigel Ash. “During the past 12 months we have carried a number of consultancy assignments, and having a local office will us allow to provide better and more responsive services to our existing clients as well as pursue new opportunities. Our approach is to have a blend of local Canadian resources together with Network Rail staff from our parent company.”

“I am delighted to welcome Susanne to our North American team,” said Hartman. “Having spent her career in the Canadian rail market, she brings a wealth of experience and deep understanding of it. As we continue our expansion trajectory, Susanne will provide our growing client list with real-world perspective of what it takes to protect and improve railroad assets and their operation. She is an energetic and solutions-oriented rail operations strategist and brings years of leadership success to Network Rail Consulting.”

“Joining Network Rail Consulting at the beginning of this period of growth and expansion is exciting, allowing me many opportunities to share my operational knowledge,” said Manaigre.

Network Rail Consulting describes itself as “selling the full range of rail expertise within Network Rail including advisory, strategic planning, asset management, operations and maintenance, and infrastructure projects. Network Rail owns, manages and develops Britain’s railway infrastructure (20,000 track-miles, 40,000 bridges and viaducts, and thousands of signals, grade crossings and stations.





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