VolkerRail appoints new commercial director to Senior Management Team

VolkerRail is pleased to announce the appointment of Cecilia Hansen-Saunders as its new commercial director for VolkerRail Specialist Businesses.

Cecilia joined the business this month, taking over the role from Simon Gallagher, who is retiring after nearly a decade with VolkerRail.

Having spent close to 20 years in the rail sector, working for major rail contractors including Balfour Beatty, Alstom, Colas Rail, and AmeyColas, Cecilia joins the team with a wealth of commercial management experience and industry knowledge.

Commenting on her appointment, Cecilia said: “I’m delighted to join VolkerRail and look forward to developing relationships with the team, and building on Simon’s great work, as the business continues to bring positive benefits to its clients.”

Niall McCreanor, director of VolkerRail Specialist Businesses, said: “The wider senior management team and I welcome Cecilia to the team and to VolkerRail.

“This is an exciting time for the business, as we see continued growth and continued investments in the sector, and I look forward to working with Cecilia as she helps us to enhance and strengthen VolkerRail Specialist Businesses’ position in the market.”