Keolis is immensely saddened to announce the sudden death on the morning of Sunday 19 March of Bernard Tabary, Group Chief Executive Officer in charge of the international business.
The thoughts of the Group's management team and staff are with Bernard’s wife, children, grandson, family and friends.
Chief Executive Officer International
Bernard Tabary was a graduate of Rouen Business School. He started his career with the Bolloré group in 1983, where he held a number of management roles in the Transport and Logistics branch, including Vice Chairman of Marketing, Quality and Information Systems (1989 - 1994), Managing Director Australia and New Zealand (1994 - 1995) and Director Africa Line (1997 - 2000).
In 2000, he was appointed Managing Director of the Environment Division of Plastic Omnium, an automotive equipment manufacturer.
He joined the Keolis Group in 2005 as as Executive Vice President in charge of Eastern France and Ile-de-France. In 2007, he was appointed Managing Director of Keolis Lyon, the Keolis Group's subsidiary in charge of operating and maintaining Lyon's public transport network. He was appointed Chief Executive Officer International in 2011.
He was also President of the Australia France Business Association, a member of the AREP (a SNCF subsidiary) Board of Directors, and had recently been elected to the UITP International Association of Public Transport’s Board of Directors.