Keolis North America has named Kim Kuziak as Vice President of Business Development in North America, responsible for “continuing Keolis’ strategic growth objectives and expanding its portfolio through new partnerships with public transit agencies across the United States and Canada,” the company said.
Kuziak’s duties include pipeline development consolidation and arbitration, market positioning, project governance, proposal preparation and continuous improvement. Additionally, she will manage business intelligence systems “to deliver actionable insights into the company’s operating performance, facilitating continuous improvement in safety, maintenance, and operational efficiency.”
Kuziak joined Keolis in November 2019 as the Director of Business Development, leading process adherence and governance, pricing function and the technical proposal process. In addition, she oversaw all back-office functions for the Business Development department.
Prior to Keolis, Kuziak’s experience spanned several positions within the industry that included business development, operations, and strategy, as well as finance management and strategy at Cisco. Prior to Cisco, Kim spent approximately 12 years at Transdev (formerly Veolia), covering bid pricing in transit and rail, financial analysis and compliance, and serving as a financial controller.
“At Keolis, we are working to accelerate our growth strategy and building on our successes,” said David Scorey, President and CEO, Keolis North America. “Kim’s experiences both in Keolis and the industry make her perfectly suited to deliver on that and to grow our pipeline. Her comprehensive and detailed understanding of our development process will help us continue to advance our business objectives over the coming years.”
“This is an exciting time of growth and change for the entire transit industry,” said Kuziak, “I’m grateful for the opportunities afforded by Keolis and I’m looking forward to contributing to the growth of our business, of the industry, and of our clients’ success.”