Systra announced Susannah Kerr Adler has been named executive vice president, marketing and business development.
In this capacity, Kerr Adler will serve as the chief business development official for Systra USA. She will be responsible for growing and developing Systra’s business development processes, capture strategies, strategic partnerships, and client relationships. She will also lead Systra’s marketing and proposal team.
Kerr Adler is a respected and seasoned transit market leader with track record of successfully developing and diversifying business lines, delivering results focused strategies, and building, leading and growing high performance teams. She joins Systra from URS Corp. where she severed as vice president and held a national leadership position in the transit and rail business line.
A graduate of MIT, Kerr Adler received a Bachelor of Science and dual masters degrees. She is very active in the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), as a member of the board of directors, and chair of the sustainability committee and vice chair of the Leadership APTA committee.
“Susannah is an experienced, dynamic, and well respected leader in the public transit industry” said William Crosbie, P.Eng., president and CEO of SYSTRA’s U.S. subsidiary. “Susannah will be a key component in Systra USA’s growth and expansion of market share.”