Smart, Safe & Sustainable

Arthur Nicolet

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CEO Transdev Canada

Arthur Nicolet has more than 15 years of experience in the public passenger transportation sector. During his career, he has developed a recognized expertise in the management of complex concession contracts, the economic transformation of businesses and the driving of change through innovation. Having graduated from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce in Paris, Arthur Nicolet managed several subsidiaries of the Veolia Transport Group before moving to Transdev. Since 2015, he has been CEO of Transdev Rouen, the operating company of the Rouen Metropole urban network (€ 115 million turnovers, 1,200 employees). Today, Transdev Rouen, alongside its client, the Métropole Rouen Normandie, is a pioneering company in terms of innovation: it was the first company in France to develop the ticket payment by SMS and to launch the first on-demand transport service in Europe to be provided by autonomous vehicles, kown as Rouen Normandy Autonomous Lab. Since July 2018, Mr. Nicolet has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Transdev Canada. He manages more than 2 600 employees scattered across Canada and whose concentration is currently the largest in Quebec and Ontario. It comes at a key moment as structural changes are underway in transport governance. Mr. Nicolet has recognized expertise and will be an outstanding partner for all development projects in passenger transportation. He is known and recognized as an excellent manager and expert in mobility and its reputation travels through the countries where Trandev is located.