Head of UK high-speed rail project leaves to become Rolls-Royce COO

Rolls-Royce has named Simon Kirby, head of the UK’s new high-speed rail network project, as its COO, a newly created position for the UK-based engine manufacturer . Kirby will join Rolls “in the coming months” and report directly to Rolls CEO Warren East, the company announced. Kirby is the CEO of...

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