Steve Zwart joins Nomad to lead sales in States

Tuesday, 5th September 2017

(Newcastle upon Tyne, 5 September 2017)  Nomad Digital, the world’s leading provider of passenger and fleet connectivity solutions to the railway industry, has appointed a new Regional Sales Director North America, to oversee Nomad’s current and future business opportunities in the USA and Canada.

Steve Zwart is a highly-experienced professional in the rail and digital industry. He will lead a sales and customer management team focused on driving customer satisfaction and developing new relationships across the territory.

Steve’s rail and systems experience in the States will enable him to nurture relationships with current customers such as Amtrak and VIA Rail through stronger focus on their priorities and challenges, gaining a greater understanding of their requirements and reinforcing Nomad’s unique value proposition.

Steve joins Nomad from Lilee Systems where he was the Senior Director Solutions and Software for two years.  Prior to that, he worked for Alstom in North America for 13 years across the digital rail on-board environment in various management roles.

Nomad’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jean-Philippe Tissot, said “Steve will be a key asset to reinforce our teams with their ongoing work with transport operators and influencers in USA and Canada.  His undoubted knowledge of the territory means he can hit the ground running, and his technical expertise, experience and leadership qualities will be a huge asset to support our team in North America.”

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

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.