John Dowie promoted to Chief Commercial & Sales Officer

John Dowie has been appointed Chief Commercial & Sales Officer of Pandrol in a move that sees him promoted following him joining the company in 2022.

As an accomplished international rail executive with over 20 years leadership and management experience, John has a background in operations, service delivery, strategic planning, sales and business development.

Since joining the business in May last year, he held the position of Head of Business Development for the APAC region, until this recent promotion.

Before joining the global rail infrastructure specialist, John worked for Wabtec Control Systems (WCS) where he spent seven years in senior roles, most recently as General Manager for business development and sales. Alongside his Bachelor of Science and Honours Degree, John also has a graduate certificate in engineering and in business.

Nicolas Groult, CEO of Pandrol, to whom John will report, comments: “I am delighted to congratulate John on his new role. This position will see him lead our commercial and sales functions. He will also take marketing under his wing, working with our specialist team.

“John has a great deal of leadership experience and a proven track record in delivering business growth internationally.”

John added: “I am excited to be accepting this new position at Pandrol and look forward to seeing the company continue to thrive and grow as a leader in the rail market.

“My wife and I are also looking forward to our relocation from Australia to France later in the year.”