People on the Move: CCW, Moovit, NFI Group, Railroad Software and Automated Rail

April 5, 2024
Personnel updates from around the transit industry.

Shah N. Remtulla is Complete Coach Works’ new regional sales manager for the Southwest Region. In this new capacity, Remtulla will apply his 14 years of transit sector experience to the company’s sales, business development and customer relationships in Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Utah and Nevada. 
"I am genuinely excited to be part of an organization that is at the forefront of transforming the transit industry,” Remtulla said. “CCW's reputation for excellence and innovation resonates deeply with my professional values. I eagerly anticipate collaborating with transit agencies in the Southwest Division to provide tailor-made solutions that cater to their unique operational needs." 

Nir Bezalel will be taking over the role of CEO for Moovit. Bezalel has been with the company since its inception, more than 13 years ago. Nir Erez, the co-founder of Moovit and CEO for the past 13 years, will assume the role of president and strategic advisor to the CEO.  

“I am excited to announce Nir Bezalel’s well-deserved appointment as CEO," said Nir Erez, president of Moovit. “We have worked together side by side since the company started. I am confident that Nir Bezalel will be a great leader for this organization and will take it to new records. Since Moovit started more than 13 years ago, we have built a great company that serves more than 1 billion people in 112 countries around the world. Following our record-breaking year – record revenue and a surge in active users – it's the right time for me to shift my focus to strategy. This will pave the way for new leadership to guide the company into its next era of growth."  

On March 1, 2024, Brian Dewsnup took over as executive vice president and CFO for NFI Group Inc. Brian succeeded Pipasu Soni, who had served as CFO since 2020. Soni will be supporting the transition through the second quarter of 2024.  

Brian joined NFI through its 2013 acquisition of North American Bus Industries (NABI). At that time, Brian served as NABI’s CFO and after its acquisition, as its vice president and general manager.  

“I’m very excited to have Brian become our next chief financial officer,” said NFI President and CEO Paul Soubry. “As a former CFO, business development executive and president of two of NFI’s subsidiaries, Brian has extensive knowledge of our company, customers, products and markets and is uniquely qualified for this role. I look forward to working directly with Brian, as we increase production rates, capitalize on our record backlog, focus on cash generation and deliver to our 2024 and 2025 financial targets.” 

Railroad Software and Automated Rail has appointed Rachel Stayton and Jeff Glatus as its new directors of sales and business development for Automated Rail and director of sales at Railroad Software. 
Rachel Stayton joined Automated Rail after six years as president of Railroad Signaling Solutions, Inc., Stayton's expertise in rail operations and signaling solutions will help her to lead Automated Rail's future expansion.  

Glatus steps into his new role as director of sales at Railroad Software, with more than two decades of experience in sales, marketing and business development across the transportation and technology sectors.  

About the Author

Eman Abu-Khaled | Associate Editor

Eman Abu-Khaled is a recent graduate of Kent State University with a bachelors in journalism. She works through Endeavor Business Media with Mass Transit as an associate editor. Abu-Khaled brings a fresh perspective to the visual side of journalism with an interest in video and photography work.