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New CEOs Named

Leduc, Nova Bus and Prevost

Raymond Leduc has been named president of Nova Bus and ­Prevost, parts of the Volvo Group, with responsibility for those two brands and Volvo buses in the U.S. and Canada. He will be based in Saint-Eustache, QC.

Leduc has more than 30 years leadership experience with ­international companies, most recently serving as president of Bell Helicopter Textron Canada. He was a senior location executive of IBM Bromont for many years and is a member of Canada’s National Research Council, the government’s premier research and technology organization.

Wynder, MVTA
Luther Wynder, currently chief performance officer for the Delaware Transit Corporation in Dover, will become executive director of the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA), Burnsville, MN, on April 4. He will succeed Jane Kansier, who has served on an interim basis since the retirement of longtime Executive Director Beverley Miller. Kansier will return to her previous position as senior project manager. Wynder joined the Delaware agency in 2005.

Puentes, Eno Center
The Eno Center for Transportation, Washington, DC, has appointed Robert J. Puentes to succeed Joshua Schank as its 13th president and chief executive officer, effective April 11.

Puentes is a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington who directs the Metropolitan Infrastructure Initiative, established to address pressing transportation and infrastructure challenges facing metropolitan regions in the U.S. and internationally. He joined Brookings as a senior research manager in 2000 and will remain affiliated with the institution as a non-resident senior fellow. He worked for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America from 1996-2000, beginning as a senior planner and later serving as director of the infrastructure program.
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