Nomad’s new UK & Ireland Sales Director

Tuesday, 4th July 2017

(Newcastle upon Tyne, 4 July 2017)  Nomad Digital, the world’s leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions to the railway industry, has appointed a new UK and Ireland Sales Director to drive forward its business winning strategy.

Capitalising on recent successes in Ireland with Translink NIR and with Great Western Rail in the UK, Nomad has appointed David Owen to lead a sales and customer management team across the UK and Ireland to strategically target and develop new customer relationships, as well as nurture existing long-standing partnerships, through its account management network.

David joins Nomad with 18 years rail experience, where he has developed his career in sales, management, production, and project delivery. He has worked with customers to deliver digital and communications technologies for leading, global rail and digital businesses, including HUBER+SUHNER and Trolex. 

Possessing a unique combination of both rail industry and on-board communications experience, David will enhance the strategic direction of his team, with focus on planned and proactive customer engagement across the full range of Nomad’s products and services.

Nomad’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jean-Philippe Tissot, said “We are delighted to have David on-board.  His mix of rail and technology experience and his familiarity to a variety of train operators and builders, ROSCOs and suppliers across the UK, will benefit us enormously.”

For more information on Nomad Digital:
David Bootle, Marketing Communications Manager
+44 207 096 6966 Ext. 2144 


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About Nomad Digital

Nomad Digital is the world’s leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions to the railway industry.  It offers a broad solutions portfolio to both train operators and builders that significantly enhances the passenger experience, and increases fleet operational efficiency.

Its integrated and scalable solutions include the multi-award winning and patent-protected Passenger WiFi, enabling seamless connectivity with the internet and on-board infotainment.  In addition, its Passenger Information System for live journey, multi-media information and Passenger Portal Framework simplifies the creation of custom portals for on-board services and entertainment.  And Nomad’s Remote Online Condition Monitoring, Driver Assist and Power Train products are targeted at identifying efficient fleet maintenance operations and improving fuel economy.

Nomad is the pioneer of the Networked Train – a shared and secure internet-standards based network infrastructure to which all authorised on-board systems and passenger devices may connect.

Nomad Digital is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alstom and an international business with sales and service centres in several locations around the world and product development facilities in the UK (Newcastle), Germany (Hildesheim) and Portugal (Porto).

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, the company serves more than 80+ global customers, in more than 40 countries, including train builders such as Bombardier, Hitachi and Alstom, and train operating companies such as ÖBB, Amtrak, VIA Rail, Eurostar, GWR, NS, NSB, PKP, Queensland Rail, and Virgin Trains.