Cubic Transportation Systems has promoted Laurent Eskenazi to the role of managing director, EMEA to manage the company’s teams in the UK, Germany and Sweden.
He moves up from being deputy MD and will be responsible for expanding Cubic’s transportation business into regions outside of the UK. Eskenazi will report to Matt Cole, president of CTS.
“Laurent’s extensive experience in ticketing and revenue collection globally, combined with his engineering background and business development expertise, will prove invaluable for strengthening our EMEA offering,” said Cole. “We look forward to Laurent’s results-oriented leadership for the EMEA region.”
Prior to joining Cubic, Eskenazi was an executive for French transport and technology company Thales, responsible for all business operations of the Revenue Collection Systems business across nine countries. His roles included managing director of Thales Revenue Collection Systems business line; corporate business process director, bids and projects; and department director in various domains including air traffic management, air defence and surface ships.
Eskenazi holds a doctorate in Electrical Engineering and master’s degree in Communications and Signal Processing from the University of Florida as well as an engineering degree from Telecom Sud Paris.