The appointment would be to replace Didier Lombard, whose term is expiring. Thales sought a director with expertise in new rail infrastructure and the nomination affirms industry recognition of Transdev’ position as a player in France’s railway reform.
Thales is a global technology leader in the Aerospace, Transportation, Defense and Security markets. With 65,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales generated revenues of 14.2 billion euros in 2013. Through its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. Its exceptional international footprint enables it to respond close at hand to its customers worldwide.