David Scorey, CEO and GM of Keolis Commuter Services, a Keolis Group subsidiary in charge of operating the Boston commuter rail network, has been appointed President and CEO of Keolis North America.
With 30 years of experience in the public transport sector, Scorey will continue to develop Keolis' activities in the U.S. and Canada.
He began his career as an apprentice mechanical engineer before progressing to supervisory and management roles in the industry with companies including British Rail, Intercity West Coast, Virgin Trains, and Alstom in the UK.
In 2004, Scorey joined Southern Railway where he held various roles including head of fleet, operations director, and interim managing director from 2014 to 2016.
In 2016, he joined Keolis in the U.S. and became CEO and GM of Keolis Commuter Services (KCS) in Boston. Within this subsidiary, Scorey led the operation and maintenance of the city's local train network on behalf of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, which carries more than 127,000 daily passengers in Boston and its suburbs.
Under his leadership, KCS implemented a plan to improve Boston's rail network, improving on-time performance, increasing network ridership, and upgrading infrastructure for the passengers’ benefit.
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