Scheidt & Bachmann USA Inc. announced the appointment of David Macaulay as executive vice president & managing director North America, Fare Collection Systems. He will succeed Christian Sommerfeld, who returns to S&B Germany to assume new duties. Macaulay brings decades of relevant experience, having previously held senior roles with Vestas, Siemens and IBM.
"We welcome David’s experience and leadership to Scheidt & Bachmann," said Mr. Augustyniak, Managing Director Scheidt & Bachmann GmbH "In his new role, David will be responsible for improving profitable growth and building customer loyalty. His results-oriented approach and ability to think strategically will play a central role in expanding our record of innovation, while helping build our North American market position.”
Macaulay brings a track record of optimizing customer centric strategies and lean execution across several high-tech industries.
“The mass transit industry in North America is currently undergoing tremendous change despite funding constraints” said Macaulay. “Ever-increasing traffic congestion is driving the need for innovating and improving the passenger travel experience in order to make mass transit the preferred option. Scheidt & Bachmann’s many years of experience as a global leader in transportation infrastructure brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to solve our municipal transit challenges in the US and Canada.”