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  • Rafael Santana to Succeed Ray Betler as Wabtec President and CEO


    WILMERDING, PA – April 25, 2019: Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) today announced Rafael Santana will become president and CEO of the company, effective July 1, 2019. Santana, who will also become a Wabtec board member, will succeed Ray Betler, who will retire as a Wabtec executive and board member. 

    Santana, 47, joined Wabtec earlier this year as president and CEO of the company’s Freight segment following the merger of Wabtec and GE Transportation, where he served as president and CEO of the General Electric unit.

  • Wabtec Celebrates Delivery of 1,000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive


    FORT WORTH, TX (April 24, 2019) — Wabtec (NYSE: WAB) celebrated today the 1,000th Evolution Series Tier 4 Locomotive at its plant in Fort Worth, TX. The milestone delivery to CN highlights the commercial success of the locomotive, which set the standard for environmental performance in the freight-rail industry.

    “This achievement underscores our bold decision in 2013 to develop a Tier 4 locomotive,” said Rafael Santana, Chief Executive Officer of Wabtec’s Freight Division. “Delivering 1,000 locomotives in less…