Railway Interchange executive spotlight: Kevin Riddett, Siemens Mobility

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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At Railway Interchange 2015 in Minneapolis, Kevin Riddett of Siemens Mobility shared his views on the marketplace, on a variety of topics ranging from PTC and CBTC to high-speed passenger rail and potential electrification of freight rail corridors, with Railway Age Editor-in-Chief William C. Vantuono. A video can be viewed BELOW.

Kevin Riddett is President of Siemens Mobility in the U.S. He leads the operational and commercial activities for Siemens’ portfolio of rolling stock, rail automation, rail electrification, intelligent traffic management systems and rail service businesses.

Prior to joining Siemens, Riddett was President and CEO of Italy-based Pirelli’s North American tire business, and also its global fiber optic business. He followed this as head of Invensys Rail Group’s North American business. Siemens acquired Invensys Rail in 2012. Riddett started his career in transportation with Transcontrol Corp. in New York and globally with the Italian transport system company Ansaldo Transporti in a variety of executive positions.

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