Arriva: Jana Siber new division director
Arriva announces the appointment of a new Division Director, Jana Siber.
Jana will be responsible for the area that includes Italy, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden. From 17 September 2018, he also joins the Arriva Management Board, reporting directly to the Group CEO Manfred Rudhart.
Angelo Costa confirmed as CEO for Italy.
Within his area of expertise, Jana Siber will be responsible for the growth and development of Arriva and will work to ensure a high level of innovation in order to support the specific transportation solutions required by local authorities, governments and passengers.
Jana Siber has extensive international senior experience. He worked for the Avis Budget Group where he managed the ZipCar International division, a start-up for car rental. In the five years she spent with Avis, Jana has held various roles, including that of Vice President for Global Licenees, a role in which she was responsible for 180 master-franchises. She was also Head of International Strategy for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region and for Asia and the Pacific, overseeing the development of corporate strategy and processes.
Previously, she held senior positions as a consultant at Bain & Company UK, Accenture UK and Booz Allen Hamilton International (UK), where she was responsible for numerous strategic and transformation projects.
“Arriva wants to be the reference partner in mobility for both institutional customers and passengers and continue to increase its presence in European markets. I am thrilled with this appointment and confident of the support that Jana will receive from the European team, “said Manfred Rudhart, CEO of Arriva. “Jana has a proven track record in designing and implementing successful transformation strategies and in driving the necessary cultural change. I am happy to welcome you to Arriva”.