Capita Plc has announced that Andrew Cantrell has been appointed managing director of Evolvi Rail Systems.
Cantrell has been with the company for more than 12 years, serving as director of IT with responsibility for the development and delivery of the Evolvi product portfolio, including its online corporate rail booking system. He takes up the new role with more than 30 years’ experience in operations, delivery, consultancy and software/product development.
Alistair MacTaggart, MD of Capita Multi-Sector Portfolio, commented: “Andrew has been integral to the success of Evolvi Rail Systems over many years, applying his deep technical knowledge and market insight to shape and deliver value-adding solutions both for the corporate market and for third party integrators. He will lead a highly skilled team at Evolvi, who share a wealth of industry experience and a commitment to deliver the highest levels of service for customers.”
Cantrell added: “These are exciting times for the travel sector and the rail industry, with the march towards greater integration of services for travellers and the rapid adoption of barcode ticketing across UK rail routes. I very much look forward to enabling our customers to optimise the value inherent in these innovations, whether through our self-booking rail platform or using our rail API to create new market propositions.”