New appointment for TheTrainline

TheTrainline is appointing Jeremy Acklam to the newly created position of Business Development Director with immediate effect.

In his new role, Jeremy will lead the implementation of TheTrainline’s business delivery strategy. As advances in technology evolve and the rail market burgeons, Jeremy will be responsible for identifying additional business and revenue streams for TheTrainline. This includes the development of innovative ticketing solutions for business and leisure customers.

Alan Tomlin, Chief Executive at TheTrainline, says, “We are delighted to welcome Jeremy to TheTrainline - he will be a valuable addition to our management team. His wealth of experience will help to drive forward our market-leading innovations making the customer retail and fulfillment experience much more convenient and enjoyable.”

Commenting on his new position, Jeremy says, “I am very excited about joining TheTrainline because innovation is at the forefront of everything they do. The company has this dynamism and a ‘can do’ attitude which, along with my experience and TheTrainline’s ambitious business development strategy, means we can continue to lead and innovate the rail ticketing industry.”

Jeremy joins TheTrainline from ATOS Origin where he provided strategic consultancy to the Community of European Railways & International Union of Railways on the European Rail Industry Telematics Regulation. Before that he was I.T. Director of Virgin Rail where he was part of the original team that launched TheTrainline in 1999.