WASHINGTON, DC, February 1, 2018 – Mike O’Malley today starts his tenure as President of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), taking over for Tom Simpson, who has retired, RSI’s Board Chair Pat Ameen announced.
Ameen, who is Vice President of Industry Relations at Amsted Rail, made the announcement in his first official act since taking over as RSI board chair January 1. Said Ameen, “Mike has quickly gotten up to speed and is ready to move RSI’s agenda forward as he leads the association’s efforts to support, connect and advocate for railway suppliers. We know he will be a dynamic voice for the industry.”
Ameen continued, “The RSI Board of Directors is grateful to Tom Simpson for expanding RSI’s membership and trade show presence, professionalizing the organization’s staff and operations and creating value for members by increasing the railway supply industry’s influence on key legislative and regulatory issues. We thank him for his efforts and dedication.”
Said Simpson, “It has been a great privilege for me to work with the RSI board, staff and members since I first came to RSI years ago. The organization is in great hands with Mike O’Malley, and I wish him much success.”
O’Malley said, “The RSI board, Tom and the staff have been welcoming and supportive. We’re ready to continue the association’s good work and innovative thinking on behalf of the railway supply industry.”
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RSI President, Mike O’Malley
About the Railway Supply Institute (RSI)
The Railway Supply Institute (RSI) is a trade association representing more than 200 companies involved in the manufacture of products and services in the freight car, tank car, locomotive, maintenance-of-way, communications and signaling, and passenger rail industries. RSI connects members to their customers and partners, supports the improvement of the industry, assists members in the global marketplace, and represents the industry during the regulatory and legislative process. For more information visit www.rsiweb.org, follow RSI on Twitter and join the RSI LinkedIn group.