For over 21 years, Arnaud Legrand has directed technical teams and projects in complex transit operations, such as railway tests and aeronautical maintenance. Mr. Legrand is a leader with an impressive scope of operational and managerial expertise. During his time in the aeronautical and railway industries, his career was bolstered by international influences as he commissioned and further developed international industrial partnerships. Throughout his extensive career, he has been a strong link and facilitator between the technical teams manufacturing and/or producing transit services and their passengers and clients.
Mr. Legrand was most recently positioned with RATP Dev in South Africa, where he led the Bombela Operating Company (BOC) as Chief Executive Officer since 2013. Prior to this role, in 2010, he was named Deputy to the Executive Vice President for Africa and America within RATP Dev. Mr. Legrand originally joined our parent company, RATP Group in 2008, as the Deputy General Manager of RER B, one of Paris’ regional trains, completing over 165 million journeys per year.
Mr. Legrand will operate from RATP Dev USA’s corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas, where he and his family reside.