RATP Dev USA, the North American subsidiary of the global transportation provider, appointed Arnaud Legrand as CEO.
Legrand brings with him an impressive scope of operational and managerial expertise. He directed technical teams and projects for 21 years in complex transit operations, such as railway tests and aeronautical maintenance. During his time in the aeronautical and railway industries, his career was bolstered by international influences; he commissioned and developed international industrial partnerships.
Legrand joined RATP Group in 2008 as the deputy GM of RER B, one of Paris’ regional trains, completing over 165 million journeys per year. In 2010, he was named RATP Dev’s executive VP, Africa and America, which at the time, managed over 80 transport operating companies. In 2013, he was appointed CEO of RATP Dev’s subsidiary (BOC) in Johannesburg, South Africa, leading the operations and maintenance of the Gautrain Transport System.
Legrand will operate from RATP Dev USA’s corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas.