WATERTOWN, NY – New York Air Brake LLC (NYAB), a leading supplier of innovative train control and braking systems for the railroad industry, has appointed Greg Dalpe senior vice president, sales and marketing. Dalpe succeeds Jason Connell, who was named president and CEO of NYAB’s sister rail division company, Westminster, Maryland-based Knorr Brake Company, at the start of 2020.
Dalpe joined NYAB in early 2015 as operations director and was promoted to vice president of operations in January 2018, becoming a member of the company’s senior leadership committee. Dalpe brings 15 years of transformation leadership across a variety of regulated industrial manufacturing segments, including a proven track record of deploying global operational excellence business systems focused within manufacturing and supply chain operations in North America and China. Prior to joining NYAB, Dalpe worked in private equity, serving as divisional quality manager and director of operations for ONEX Corporation.
“In his tenure with NYAB, Greg has distinguished himself as a leader and an executive with a customer-first approach. The combination of his operational and marketing acumen will help deliver solutions with true impact for stakeholders across our industry,” said Ulisses Camilo, president and CEO at New York Air Brake. “His efforts – in partnership with our rail customers and the many talented New York Air Brake team members – will enable us to advance our mission of providing integrated technology and innovative solutions focused on delivering unequaled reliability, performance, and return on investment.”
Dalpe holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island, and a master’s degree in operations design and leadership from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. A civic and philanthropic volunteer, Dalpe is an executive board member of The Children’s Home of Jefferson County. He and his family are residents of Sackets Harbor, New York.
NYAB is a member of the Munich, Germany-based Knorr-Bremse Group, the global market leader for braking systems and a leading supplier of other safety-critical rail and commercial vehicle systems. Knorr-Bremse’s products make a decisive contribution to greater safety and energy efficiency on rail tracks and roads around the world. About 28,500 employees at over 100 sites in more than 30 countries use their skills and motivation to satisfy customers worldwide with products and services.
About New York Air Brake, LLC
New York Air Brake LLC (NYAB), a member of the Knorr-Bremse Group, develops and supplies leading-edge air brake control systems and components, electronically controlled braking systems, foundation brakes, training simulators and train handling systems, and wayside equipment to the rail industry. An industry pioneer since 1890, our over 850 team members have a deep customer commitment that fuels us to deliver solutions for improved rail performance, safety, and overall operating cost. New York Air Brake is headquartered in Watertown, New York, with manufacturing plants in Nixa, Missouri; Riverside, Missouri; Salisbury, North Carolina; West Chicago, Illinois; and Wheatland, Missouri; along with Train Dynamic Systems (TDS), a technology development unit located in Irving, Texas. For more information, visit www.nyab.com.