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Dan DiStefano

September 03, 2021 • By ITE Management

Dan DiStefano has over 40 years of Rail operations experience in both North America and Europe that involved General Management, leasing, and maintenance for both rail cars and locomotives. Most recently, Dan was the President of CIT Rail Europe (NACCO). He was responsible for the acquisition integration and the leadership of the company’s growth in the European market. He oversaw and managed 62 employees in 6 different countries. Dan was Chairman and Director of 6 European legal entities. Under Dan’s leadership the European business grew over 60% in 4 1/2 years. During his career Dan was the SVP & GM of CIT’s locomotive group where he developed a new portfolio approach that allowed the company to expand its customer base and increase utilization to over 95%. Dan developed account management sales strategies for Siemens which opened the doors for Siemens in the North American Freight Rail and was the EVP & GM for Alstom’s manufacturing business in Montreal Canada.