Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today the appointment of Elliot G. (Lee) Sander as new President of Bombardier Transportation’s Americas Region, effective November 19, 2018. In addition to ensuring that the company delivers on its commitments in the region, Mr. Sander will oversee all sales and business development activities for Bombardier Transportation in the Americas. He succeeds Benoit Brossoit, who will remain with the company in an advisory capacity. Laurent Troger, President of Bombardier Transportation, thanks Benoit Brossoit for his contributions and commitment to Bombardier’s transformation and wishes him all the best for his future mandates.
Until recently Sander was Managing Director, Global Transportation and US Infrastructure at Hatch Ltd. In addition, he held leadership roles at AECOM, notably as Group Chief Executive, Global Transportation, and at HAKS Group. Credited with turning around several high-profile public-sector organizations in New York, he is a former Executive Director and CEO of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation and served as a Commissioner on the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission. In addition, he is the founder of the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management at New York University and co-founded the Empire State Transportation Alliance (ESTA).