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Serco names new MD for Dubai Metro & Dubai Tram.

Wallace Weatherill, Serco Managing Director Short Url

Public services company Serco Middle East has appointed Wallace Weatherill as its new managing director, a role in which he will spearhead the operations of the largest automated transport system in the region, the Dubai Metro as well as the Dubai Tram, in collaboration with the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA).

Serco Middle East operates and maintains the Dubai Metro and operates the Dubai Tram on behalf of the RTA. Weatherill has worked in the Middle East rail industry for over 6 years, mobilizing the North-South high-speed passenger railway in Saudi Arabia.

"My vision is to build on the success that has already been achieved by the RTA and Serco on the operations of the iconic RTA rail transit systems in Dubai," Weatherill said.

"We must also integrate the new Red Line Extension in a seamless way, unlocking new journey opportunities and building the resilience required to welcome the increase of passengers. Serco's aim to empower nationals within our business will continue; our people are our assets and at Serco, we are all proud to be delivering essential services to the UAE," he added.

Phil Malem, CEO of Serco Middle East added: "I am delighted to see Wallace return to Serco Middle East at a globally challenging time. He has a strong level of expertise that will help navigate our business in the rail sector and continue to provide a high standard of service to our clients as well as the citizens and residents of the UAE."

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Author:Arab News
Publication:Arab News (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia)
Geographic Code:70MID
Date:Jun 23, 2020
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