Siemens appoints new UK Managing Director for Rolling Stock: Will Wilson, UK Managing Director for Rolling Stock

10 Apr 2018

Siemens appoints new UK Managing Director for Rolling Stock

Siemens has announced the appointment of Will Wilson as the new UK Managing Director (MD) for its Rolling Stock business, effective 1 May. He will succeed current MD Vernon Barker who will be leaving the business at the end of April to pursue other interests.

Will has worked for Siemens since 2013 when Invensys Rail was acquired by the company and where he was Director of Business Development and Commercial. He has spent the last two years in Spain as Head of International Sales, Mainline, leading a team responsible for all global mainline sales.  

A former Army Officer, in addition to his career within Siemens and Invensys Rail Will has a broad senior management career spanning over 25 years. This has included positions as Managing Director for Alstom Transport Information Systems and Managing Director of GE Transportation.

Gordon Wakeford, Managing Director of Siemens’ Mobility Division in the UK, commented: “We are sorry to see Vernon leave, thank him for his contribution to the continued development of our Rolling Stock business and wish him well in the next chapter of his life. Equally, we are delighted that Will is moving back to the UK and that we have a strong successor to take our business to the next level. His industry expertise and knowledge will be essential as we move forwards.”

Will’s base will be the company’s London Euston office, headquarters of the Rolling Stock business in the UK.

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emma.whitaker@siemens.com

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