Veolia Transportation Senior Vice-President of Business Development Dick Alexander announced the appointment of Rahul Kumar to Vice-President of Business Development. Rahul will oversee the company's business development team and be responsible for business proposals for new and existing Veolia clients, as well as for developing new product lines and business initiatives. He will report to Dick Alexander.
In making the announcement Alexander noted Kumar's rich transportation background as well as his expertise in transit planning and technology. "Rahul has a proven track record of developing innovative solutions to improve public transportation, including operations, service design and passenger care. He is adept at deploying technology to improve the efficiency of operations and upgrade passenger information. He has the highest ethical standards, great communication skills and is admired in our industry."
Rahul has worked on transportation projects across the nation ranging from service restructuring projects in New York, Georgia, and Florida, as well as the development of bus rapid transit in Southern California. He has been working in the public transportation field for twelve years. Earlier in his career he worked for the Foothill Transit system in the Los Angeles suburbs. He received his MBA from the University of La Verne with an emphasis in Information Technology.
He has been named one of Mass Transit magazine's "Top 40 under 40" – which includes industry leaders with significant accomplishments who are under 40 years of age.