Fumagalli, Ansaldo STS USA
Ansaldo STS USA in Pittsburgh has named Marco Fumagalli as its president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Thomas Lawton, who will remain as counsel to the company. Fumagalli will also retain his previous role as global senior vice president of strategy, quality, and improvement.
Fumagalli joined Ansaldo STS in 2011. Earlier he worked for the Boston Consulting Group.
The company also named Roberto Passalacqua, an employee since 1997, vice president of the Railways and Mass Transit Business Unit in North America. He served most recently as global vice president of risk management.
Jason White, previously vice president of sales and business development, will take on the role of vice president of the Freight Business Unit. He maintains his current commercial activities while assuming responsibility for projects within the Freight Business Unit.
Frost, Ben Franklin Transit
Ben Franklin Transit (BFT), Richland, WA, has named Ed Frost its interim general manager. He succeeds Tim Fredrickson, who retired Dec. 31.
Frost was a longtime BFT employee, joining the agency in 1982 and retiring in 2009. Earlier he was a member of the Citizens for Public Transportation, a group that promoted and supported the establishment of BFT in 1981.