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René Moser, Senior EU and International Affairs Manager for ASFINAG Elected International Vice President by Global Tolling Association

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2020

CONTACT: Bill Cramer, Communications Director

bcramer@ibtta.org – 202.210.2962 mobile

 


 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling, today announced that René Moser, Senior European Union and International Affairs Manager, ASFINAG, has been elected by the IBTTA Board of Directors to serve as IBTTA’s International Vice President through the end of the year.

 

“I’m delighted to welcome René Moser to the Executive Committee of IBTTA,” said IBTTA President Samuel Johnson, who is also Interim CEO of the Transportation Corridor Agencies in Irvine, California. “His broad experience and knowledge of tolling across Europe and his passion for advancing the mission of IBTTA make him a huge asset to the association. We are lucky to have René in a key leadership role at this critical moment of global pandemic, economic uncertainty and societal unrest.”

 

“The election as International Vice President is a great pleasure and honor for me. We can learn so much from each other if we connect and interact globally, not only in times of crisis. To keep the international tolling community united, my goal is to further strengthen virtual gatherings and exchanges that support joint innovation activities to ensure safe and secure mobility solutions,” said René Moser, Senior European Union and International Affairs Manager, ASFINAG.

 

Since March 2016, René Moser has been a member of the board of the IBTTA Foundation and since January 2020 a member of the board of IBTTA.


Mr. Moser studied urban technologies at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum JOANNEUM,
Kapfenberg (Austria), and in June 2015 he graduated from the Vienna University of Economics and
Business and the Carlson School of Management (University of Minnesota) with a Master of Business Administration (Global Executive MBA).

 

In 2004, Mr. Moser joined ASFINAG and served the company in various positions. From 2009 to 2011, he was sent to ASECAP (European Association of Operators of Toll Road Infrastructures), after which he set up and managed the ASFINAG liaison office in Brussels. He headed the strategy, international affairs, and innovation department at ASFINAG for several years, and in October 2015 he assumed the management of ASFINAG Commercial Services GmbH. Besides his tasks as managing director, he currently serves as Senior EU and International Affairs Manager for ASFINAG.

 

Malika Seddi, has served several terms as IBTTA International Vice President. She has stepped down as she assumes the role of Secretary General at ASECAP. IBTTA looks forward to its continued work with Malika and ASECAP under a Memorandum of Understanding signed in 2004 to collaborate and exchange best practices.

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About IBTTA

The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) is the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling. Founded in 1932, IBTTA has members in more than 20 countries on six continents. Through advocacy, thought leadership and education, members are implementing state-of-the-art, innovative user-based transportation financing solutions to address the critical infrastructure challenges of the 21st Century. For more information, visit www.ibtta.org or join us on Twitter @IBTTA or #TollRoads.

 

About ASFINAG

ASFINAG was founded in 1982 and is responsible for the management of the entire Austrian turnpike network. The network consists of more than 2,200 km (1,400 miles) of highways, more than 160 tunnels and nearly 5,200 bridges. ASFINAG is solely user-financed. Its primary source of revenues are tolls, time-based for light vehicles and distance-based for heavy vehicles. ASFINAG’s core tasks include highway operation, maintenance, construction management and toll collection as well as traffic management. ASFINAG and its 2,900 employees are committed to provide responsible and long-term solutions by using new technologies and innovations to make Austria’s highways one of the safest and most modern in Europe.