March 13, 2020 — Chicago
Dick Alexander promoted to CEO of Transdev U.S.
Transdev North America is pleased to announce the internal promotion of Dick Alexander to CEO of Transdev U.S. operations. Dick is replacing Yann Leriche, who is returning to France and leaving the organization in June 2020.
Dick has been with Transdev for more than 18 years and has led our Business Development team over this extended timeframe. During his career at Transdev, he significantly grew our business and increased the breadth, depth and capabilities of our Business Development team. In recent years, he also oversaw our autonomous vehicle implementations in North America, developed early pilots of microtransit services and piloted the integration of TNCs in paratransit contracts. He has been a long-time member of our North American Executive Committee.
“Dick is well-known and appreciated as a highly experienced transit leader, an innovative thinker and a problem-solver. Transdev is fortunate to have him as our new CEO in the U.S.,” says Yann Leriche, former CEO of Transdev North America, who will be advising Dick and the senior team until June 2020, ensuring a smooth leadership transition.
“I look forward to continuing to support our clients by delivering consistently safe, well-managed transit operations with a focus on improving the passenger experience,” shared Dick Alexander. “We are committed to innovating in the mobility of today and tomorrow to support our clients in achieving their goals.”
Dick holds a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University, in addition to his Bachelor of Urban Planning and Design from the University of Cincinnati.
Based near Chicago, Transdev is the largest private-sector operator of multiple modes of transit in North America, including bus, rail, streetcar, paratransit, and shuttle services. Transdev is committed to being the trusted partner of cities and transit authorities through quality execution and innovations in mobility. Its parent company, Transdev Group, is a leading global operator and integrator of mobility operating in 18 countries and provides passengers every day the freedom to move and connect to what they care about in their cities. www.transdevna.com