Wabtec Faiveley UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry Sherliker in the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer, reporting directly to Andy Derbyshire, Group Managing Director.
In his role, Terry will be part of the UK executive team. He will be responsible to oversee our organisation’s ongoing operations development, strategy and maintain control of the UK operations, driving performance through operational delivery and developing a Wabtec UK operations system to be implemented across the business.
Terry has over 40 years’ experience in the rail industry, with a career spanning several continents and senior leadership roles with Downer Rail and Alstom Transport working worldwide including in Australia, Hong Kong, South Korea, Italy, Ireland & South Africa. Most recently he was Interim Engineering Director at Northern Trains and prior to that Terry spent 7 years in Australia with Downer Rail and Downer Rolling Stock Services (RSS), where he held the position of Executive General Manager – Asset Management and Fleet Performance. In this role Terry was instrumental in establishing the digital vision for Downer RSS and establishing world-leading asset management best practice.
Terry’s expertise ranges from technology and innovation to maintenance and overhaul of rolling stock fleets, managing multiple rail depots, introducing fleets into passenger service, business improvement and business growth. Terry also has extensive experience bringing together and leading high performing, empowered and capable teams of diverse staff to achieve business excellence.