Keolis announced today that Stephen W. Shaw has been named president/CEO of its Keolis Transit America subsidiary, with overall responsibility for managing the company’s transit operations in the U.S.
Keolis is a leader in the transit industry, operating fixed-route bus service, shuttle service, paratransit, and taxis, while providing fleet maintenance and call center management for public transportation authorities throughout the U.S.
“Steve Shaw is an experienced and innovative leader with a long track record of success in managing transit systems, and I am pleased to announce his appointment to this role which is of great strategic importance to our success,” said Eric Asselin, executive VP, GM for Keolis North America.
Shaw has more than 35 years of experience managing a variety of transportation operations, beginning his career with his family’s business, Shaw Bus Service in Baltimore, which operated school buses and motor coaches, where he served as VP, operations. When the company was acquired by Laidlaw Transit, he became the company’s regional manager and later served as regional VP for Veolia Transportation Services managing the Northeast region for eight years. He joined Keolis Transit America in August 2013 as Chief Operating Officer.