Management of Rhomberg Sersa North America
Rhomberg Sersa North America stands for long term business excellence, achieved through a combination of local knowledge and international expertise.
The members of the board and the management team are:
Michael Match, Chief Executive Officer
Exceeding the client´s expectations requires an understanding of their detailed needs and continous with the successful translation into an engineering terminology and the preparation of the organisation to deliver. Michael brings a wealth of varied experience in the rail and civil construction industry both in Australia and North America to his role als CEO.
During a 35-year career, Michael has held a number of senior positions in delivery oriented and customer focused companies including operational responsibility for supply chain processes. As a key leader in the Rhomberg Rail Australia business for the last 8 years his responsibilities included the management of overall commercial and business system requirements including strategy formation with a focus on business improvement and growth across the organisation.
On the back of his successful years in Australia Michael has returned back to his home country of Canada as the CEO of Sersa Total Track and subsequently Rhomberg Sersa North America.
Chris Grill, Chief Business Development Officer
Chris has over 18 years of experience in the field of project management and business development. During his career he spent a long time in Europe managing and leading large projects where he learnt and experienced new cultures and working methods up front.
Further, before returning he built up the British branch of Rhomberg Rail which is now running successfully. Key responsibilities include the customer relationship throughout the projects, the administration of daily operations and methods focusing on business improvement and growth across the organization.
Jeff Burrows, Chief Operating Officer
Jeff has more than 12 years of experience as a railway professional in heavy freight and passenger operations, establishing his railway career within the engineering department at Canadian National.
With the successful completion of numerous construction projects, he brings a critical focus to the daily operations of the Company by driving performance in safety metrics, on-time delivery, and quality. Jeff leads the employees with all aspects of day to day operations including track works planning, estimation and execution, safety, quality control and performance monitoring. In addition, he has managed the company’s ISO 9001 certification while also leading the company towards Infrastructure Health and Safety Association’s Certificate of Recognitionion IHSA /COR certification.
Garry Thuer, Director & Board Member
Garry is CEO International Business and Member of Group Management of the Rhomberg Sersa Rail Group. Beginning his career 19 years ago on completion of a Masters in Business Management, Garry has developed and implemented corporate strategies in a variety of different industries in Europa, Australia and North America.
Garry joined Rhomberg and the construction industry 12 years ago, reporting directly to Hubert Rhomberg, the fourth generation company owner. From 2006 to 2014 he developed RSRG’s business in Australia as Managing Director from a niche player of high-performance tamping services to a full service provider for track design, construction and maintenance services. Now, Garry is the RSRG’s Group Management representative and Director of the Canadian operations with a particular focus on strategy, organisational development and major projects.
Sven Walker, Board Member
Sven Walker is a director of Rhomberg Sersa North America. Mr. Walker is also a Partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP, a Toronto-based law firm, and has particular expertise in the Canadian railway industry. Mr. Walker is a recipient of Lexpert®'s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 award, which is a prestigious award that recognizes Canada's leading lawyers under the age of 40.