30-04-2019

Senior appointments at PTV Group MENA as the company forges ahead with plans to expand in Saudi Arabia and UAE

Dubai, UAE 30 April 2019. PTV Group, a market leader in software solutions for traffic and logistics, has appointed Michel Waked as the Head of their Saudi and North Middle East operations. With over 15 years regional experience in the transport sector covering traffic engineering and parking, transport management studies, airports designs (airside and landside), highways and roads designs; Michel joins PTV Group MENA from WSP where he worked as Associate Director. He will be responsible for expanding PTV’s business in Saudi Arabia where the company works with leading Ministries, Agencies and Engineering Houses in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam.

The company also appointed Matthew Fulcher as the Regional Finance Manger. He has more than 16 years experience in the Finance and Accounting domain at international level with software companies across MEA, APAC and UK. He will drive all financial activities for PTV Group MENA and support business growth in the region. He joins from Aveva Solutions in Dubai.

According to Andrea Petti, managing director, PTV Group, Middle East, India and Africa,“Both Michel and Matthew join our team at a significant stage of our growth in this region. As connected autonomous vehicle strategy and traffic and logistics management solutions to address growing urban populations become a central focus for regional governments, we have seen an uptick in our business. Our technology makes mobility of people and goods more efficient, safer and better for the environment. Be it optimising routes, simulating virtual scenarios, modelling city networks or predicting traffic flow, we can do it all. With a strong team in place, we look forward to a great year ahead.“

The company improves transport and logistics – by using world-class software, data and scientific know-how gained from four decades of experience in planning and optimising the movement of people and goods. Recognised as global market player with German technology, PTV Group helps cities, companies and people save time and money, enhance road safety and minimise the impact on the environment.

 

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PTV. The Mind of Movement

PTV Group considera el tráfico y la logística como un todo a fin de diseñar una movilidad preparada para el futuro. La empresa, galardonada como líder en el mercado mundial, desarrolla soluciones de software inteligentes para la logística de transporte, así como para la planificación y la gestión del tráfico. Esto contribuye a que las ciudades, empresas y personas ahorren tiempo y costes, a que las carreteras sean más seguras y a minimizar los efectos sobre el medioambiente. PTV emplea sus conocimientos especializados únicos en el mundo en todas las facetas de la movilidad para que las personas y mercancías lleguen a su destino a tiempo, con seguridad y de un modo respetuoso con los recursos.

Más de 2500 ciudades utilizan productos PTV. Los transportes de más de un millón de vehículos se planifican con el software PTV. El modelo de transporte europeo, que cubre la totalidad de los desplazamientos de personas y del tráfico de mercancías de Europa, se desarrolla con software PTV. Para ello trabajan con pasión más de 900 compañeros en todo el mundo elaborando soluciones potentes. La sede principal en el corazón de la región tecnológica de Karlsruhe es un centro de desarrollo e innovación. Desde aquí, PTV planifica y optimiza desde 1979 todo lo que mueve a las personas y mercancías.

La empresa alemana PTV Planung Transport Verkehr AG forma parte de PTV Group. www.ptvgroup.com

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Yasmeena Alniss
Regional Marketing & Communications, PTV MENA

Phone:+971 4 454 1033
E-Mail:yasmeena.alniss@ptvgroup.com

Michel Waked will be responsible for expanding PTV’s business in Saudi Arabia.

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