Siemens Appoints New Business Development Director

Posted by Barry Pearson on July 3, 2017  |   Comments Off on Siemens Appoints New Business Development Director

Siemens Rail Automation has announced the appointment of Tim O’Neill to the position of Business Development Director. Tim joins Siemens from Systra Limited, where he was most recently CEO for the company’s UK operations.

Commenting on Tim’s appointment, Siemens Managing Director, Paul Copeland said: “I’m delighted to be welcoming Tim to our executive team. He brings a wealth of experience and expertise gained within the rail industry, where he has been involved in a number of high-profile, prestigious programmes including the Jubilee Line Extension, other upgrades for London Underground and the ERTMS programme for the West Coast Main Line.

“With his proven record of successfully growing and developing businesses, together with his outstanding strategic, relationship management, contractual and technical expertise, I’m confident that Tim has the perfect skill-set to lead and shape our business development team in the new digital era.”

Siemens Rail Automation is a global leader in the design, supply, installation and commissioning of track-side and train-borne signalling and train control solutions. Its portfolio includes train control, interlocking systems, operations control systems, components, track vacancy detection, level-crossing protection, rail communications, cab radios, station systems and cargo automation for both passenger and freight rail operators.

Siemens employs over 15,000 people in the UK, with 1,650 people working in the Rail Automation division from offices in Chippenham, London, Croydon, Poole, Birmingham, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Manchester, York, Glasgow, Newport and Derby. For more information, visit