Information published on 28 June 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 193.

Portugal: Dr. José Salomao Coelho Benoliel succeeds Mr. Francisco Cardoso dos Reis as President of CP

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Dr. José Salomao Coelho Benoliel, Vice President of CP for the last two years, was appointed last week as the new President of Portuguese Railways (Comboios de Portugal CP). He succeeds Mr. Francisco Cardoso dos Reis who has held the position as head of the national railway company for almost four years. Mr. Francisco Cardoso dos Reis was appointed the new President of the Lisbon Metro.

UIC would like to warmly thank Mr. Cardoso dos Reis for his strong and continuous commitment to UIC’s work in recent years and wishes him all the best in his new position as head of the Lisbon Metro.

UIC also congratulates Dr. José Salomao Coelho Benoliel on his appointment and looks forward to continuing and consolidating a fruitful cooperation within UIC’s bodies.