GIRO, the Montréal-based specialist maker of software used across the globe to plan and manage public transport and postal services, announced the appointment of Renée Touzin as Executive Vice President, effective January 1, 2022. She will set the company’s strategic direction and support the CEO in providing executive leadership.
“I’m delighted that Renée has accepted this key role on GIRO’s executive team”, said Jean Aubin, GIRO’s President and CEO. “Renée has demonstrated exceptional qualities of leadership and initiative. Her vast knowledge of our industry, our clients and our employees will be a significant advantage in her new functions.”
Starting her career at GIRO in 2002, Renée Touzin went on to hold a range of management positions overseeing strategic and large-scale projects. In recent years, she has had executive responsibility for HASTUS projects in the European and South American markets. She will maintain her current functions alongside her new role as EVP.
“I’m passionate about GIRO’s future and I’m excited to take on this new responsibility,” declared Renée Touzin. “Thanks to our experienced and dedicated teams, GIRO will continue innovating and contributing to our clients’ performance through software products and services that unlock significant gains in efficiency.”
GIRO’s unique expertise in optimization continues to drive its international expansion. The company now relies on more than 600 employees and its software solutions are deployed in 28 countries. Its clients include leading public transport and postal organizations, such as STM in Montréal, LA Metro in Los Angeles, Canada Post in Canada, SNCF, RATP and La Poste in France, Hochbahn in Germany, SBS Transit in Singapore, and Yarra Trams in Australia.