Gigi Chen-Kuo will function TransLink’s Interim CEO, efficient February 5, because the seek for a everlasting CEO takes place. Kevin Desmond introduced in October that he was stepping down from the position after 5 years as TransLink CEO.
Chen-Kuo is at the moment TransLink’s basic counsel and EVP, company providers. Along with serving as TransLink’s chief authorized officer, Chen-Kuo is chargeable for TransLink’s Enterprise Safety group, Enterprise Expertise Companies, and the Actual Property Division. She has been with TransLink since 1999.
“We’re happy to call Gigi Chen-Kuo as TransLink’s Interim CEO,” says TransLink Board of Administrators Chair Tony Gugliotta. “She has a substantial amount of expertise in working with all components of the TransLink enterprise, and that’s why she is the appropriate particular person for this management position over the approaching months. It’s essential to have a seamless transition interval as we face a lot of key deadlines and initiatives within the first half of 2021 together with making ready a brand new funding plan, persevering with work on the Surrey Langley SkyTrain challenge and the T2050 long-term plan, and advancing ridership restoration.”
The search course of for the following everlasting TransLink CEO is underway and shall be ongoing by the primary half of 2021.