Trapeze Group Appoints ITS General Manager
Trapeze Group today announced the appointment of Steve Jukes as a General Manager with specific focus on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) solutions within the UK and Europe outside of the DACH region.
Steve will begin on 19 June, bringing extensive industry experience from almost 20 years working in mobility and technology, including roles at Arriva Group, Icomera and Zeelo. His career highlights include connecting 25,000 buses and 2,500 trains to the Internet with Icomera; launching the UK’s first home-to-school GPS tracking tool for parents with The Green Bus; and leading Arriva’s transport contracts for the London 2012 Olympics.
Laurent Eskenazi, Head of Modaxo (Trapeze’s parent company) Europe, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Steve as General Manager. Steve’s values and industry knowledge are well aligned to Trapeze’s ITS business, and his experience of working with major organisations such as Arriva, Transport for London, Transport for West Midlands, Transport for Greater Manchester, Transport Scotland and the Department for Transport adds considerable value to our organisation.”
Steve said: “I am thrilled to take up this opportunity with Trapeze. Throughout my career I have focused on roles that contribute positively to society. There is a consistent thread of working with organisations to apply new technology to promote public transport and the sustainability agenda. This aligns perfectly with Trapeze.
“I was particularly impressed by the scale of Trapeze and the potential within the organisation. Trapeze already works with many of the industry’s major transport providers, and I am excited by the opportunity to expand upon this success by collaborating closely with our customers and also the other businesses within the Modaxo family.”
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About Trapeze Group
Trapeze is a leading global provider of public transport solutions. Trapeze Group companies provide state-of-the-art software, intelligent transportation systems (ITS) and mobile technologies to passenger transportation companies. Hundreds of public and commercial enterprises in Europe, North America, Africa and Asia use Trapeze products to increase their efficiency, improve the quality and scope of their services and safely transport more people at lower cost. Trapeze Group is part of Modaxo, the global collective of passenger transportation technology companies owned by Constellation Software Inc (TSX: CSU).
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