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Amtrak fills 2 key positions

Posted on November 27, 2012

Amtrak named Bruce Pohlot as the new chief engineer and Tom Quigley as GM, state-supported services. Both will report directly to DJ Stadtler, VP, operations, effective Dec. 10, 2012.

As chief engineer, Pohlot is responsible for all construction and maintenance activities for Amtrak-owned right-of-way including track, bridges, buildings, communications, signals and electric traction, plus he directs the engineering department’s capital program. He will be based in Philadelphia.

As GM, state-supported services, Quigley is in a newly created position that is part of the company’s ongoing effort to align day-to-day operations with the Amtrak Strategic Plan. He is responsible for providing Amtrak state partners and their customers with excellent service, while meeting financial goals and other performance targets. He will be based in Oakland, Calif.

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