Ghislain B.

Executive with 17+ years of experience in Rail Freight Transport, specializing in sales

France
French, English

17 years experience in rail freight transport, with a strong commercial mindset. Graduated from ESCP Europe in 2003 ; Executive MBA Transport & Supply Chain (Ecole Supérieure des Transports) in 2016. ...see more

  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Train / Railroad
  • Sales
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • ...

400

/hr
  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice

Experience

Sales Director

Railrelease
6 months
Current position
Jun 2022 - Present
Railrelease is an European freight car leasing company, specialized in renting out freight wagons. We focus on smart and flexible solutions to support the market as "railway mobility pa...see more

Chief Business Development Officer

Captrain France
1 year
Mar 2021 - May 2022
Captrain France, formerly VFLI, is a French freight rail company. It is a subsidiary of SNCF's Rail Logistics Europe. The company was formed in 1998 as a low cost short line and industr...see more

Head Of Business Solutions

Amsted Digital Solutions
3 years
Jul 2018 - Feb 2021
Amsted Digital Solutions™ provides end-to-end, integrated telematics solutions for freight rail wagons and ISO tank containers. Utilizing intrinsically safe hardware and cloud-based ser...see more

Company Project Manager

ERMEWA SA
2 years
Jan 2016 - Jul 2018
Drafted "Ermewa 2022 - track to SUCCESS" Company Project, describing the DNA (Vision, Mission, Values) of the company, where it wants to be in 5 years time, and how to reach this goal (...see more

Sales Director

ERMEWA SA
3 years
Jan 2013 - Dec 2015
Defined commercial strategy, sales policy and budget on a European scope, (TO=25M€). Managed a team of 8 sales ressources : 2 sales representatives, 3 customer service assistants and 2 ...see more

Key Account Manager - Wagons

MASTERIS
2 years
Jan 2011 - Dec 2012
Engineering and selling maintenance engineering solutions for wagon keepers. Selling refurbished second-hand rail vehicles to international customers (Romania, Gabon).

Sales Manager

Fret SNCF
3 years
Jan 2008 - Dec 2010
Societe Nationale SNCF SA provides transportation services. The Company offers road and rail passenger and freight transport, as well as travel, online ticket booking, logistics, and en...see more

Internal Auditor

Fret SNCF
3 years
Mar 2005 - Dec 2007
Societe Nationale SNCF SA provides transportation services. The Company offers road and rail passenger and freight transport, as well as travel, online ticket booking, logistics, and en...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Train / Railroad
  • Mobility & Transportation

Role experience

  • Sales
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Program and Project Management
  • Strategy & Business Development

Expertise

  • Project Management
  • Business Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Freight Transportation