PATRICK O'DONNELL

Senior Vice President of Progress Rail Australia & Southeast Asia

Patrick O'Donnell, Senior Vice President of Progress Rail Australia & Southeast Asia
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Patrick O'Donnell, Senior Vice President of Progress Rail Australia & Southeast Asia

 

 

 

Patrick O’Donnell provides oversight and leadership responsibility for our rail business in Australia and Southeast Asia, while working closely with his Rolling Stock and Infrastructure peers.

Patrick joined Aurizon in 2009, having previously worked at Asciano, the then owner of Pacific National. While there, Patrick led large workforces of up to 2,800 employees through various roles, delivering large-scale capital projects, and ensuring the safety, reliability and performance of Aurizon’s rolling stock fleet. He previously oversaw maintenance, heavy workshops, rolling stock engineering and reliability, infrastructure engineering and project delivery during his time at Aurizon.

Patrick was at the forefront of delivering critical change that created key advantages for Aurizon. Most notably, Patrick led one of the most significant reformations at Aurizon, transforming how the company procured, serviced and maintained their rolling stock fleet, enabling the company to win market share and drive earnings growth.

COMMITTED TO AUSTRALIA

Our diversified line of freight and passenger locomotives and new, used and leased freight cars enables us to focus on serving a single industry - the transportation of people, goods, and commoditites. 

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Partnering with Downer Rail, Progress Rail provides locomotive products and services to key customers throughout Australia including BHP Billiton Iron Ore, Fortescue Metals Group, Aurizon, Pacific National, Genesee and Wyoming Australia, TasRail and SCT Logistics. Approximately 60 percent of the locomotives operating in Australia are powered by EMD/Progress Rail products.

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