Julie Carrier has been appointed chief commercial officer (CCO) at Unipart Rail.
Julie is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers with nearly 30 years of rail sector experience leading infrastructure projects. She was the first director of Northern Powerhouse Rail and has led teams at several organisations delivering innovative solutions for clients.
Julie joins Unipart Rail from SYSTRA where she led the growth of the business in the UK, predominantly in high-speed rail.
“Unipart Rail is a business that is extremely relevant given the challenges the industry is facing,” said Julie.
“To be successful, we must innovate to bring track, train, and supply chain together to improve performance. Unipart is uniquely placed to do that, and I am looking forward to working with the team to promote and develop sustainable, digital solutions in partnership with our clients.”
Neil McNicholas, managing director of Unipart Rail, said: “Unipart Rail is continuing to address the challenges of the rail industry by working in partnership with its partners. Julie brings a wealth of experience of this vital work. I am confident Julie will continue the journey of Unipart Rail by working collaboratively with our partners to deliver technology and supply chain solutions that improve performance, reduce risk and optimise cost.”