Gerard NAJMAN’s biography
Gerard NAJMAN is a graduated engineer from Ecole Centrale of Paris. He also graduated in
business management from the Executive MBA CPA.
The first part of his career was dedicated to consulting in public transportation for local and regional
He then moved to the fare collection industry and worked for several international companies such
as Camp and Scanpoint Technology. In between, he worked for Via Transport group (now Keolis)
that operates more than 100 urban and interurban public transport networks as well as public car
parks. He was then the Director for Urban Cashless Payment Systems. In that role, he advised
operating subsidiaries for their fare collection and payment systems.
His experience covers sales, marketing and business development in the various parts of the world.
He has worked for Thales Transportation Systems since 1996 with various responsibilities and has
been 20 years overall in the fare collection industry, working partly for Public Transport operators,
mostly for integrators, with concrete achievements in all continents. In that respect, he has
appraised various cultural backgrounds and also the real time frame of major projects.
Gérard NAJMAN – Thales e-Transactions CGA April 2005