Watertown, NY – June 15, 2010 – Jason T. Connell has joined New York Air Brake (NYAB) as vice president of sales. He will be responsible for North American sales of freight car brake control products.
Prior to joining NYAB, Connell served as vice president strategic marketing for Wabtec. Previously, he was responsible for marketing Wabtec’s Freight Group; sales and marketing for Wabtec Global Services; customer outreach; and corporate marketing.
Connell is a 1992 graduate of Purdue University and earned a Master of Science in Industrial Administration (MBA) from Carnegie Mellon University in 1997.
New York Air Brake Corporation, a Knorr-Bremse company, is a leading supplier to the freight railroad industry of air brake control systems and components, electronically controlled braking systems, foundation brakes, training simulators and train handling systems.
The Knorr-Bremse Group is the world’s leading manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles. For more than 100 years the company has pioneered the development, production and marketing of state-of-the-art braking systems. Other lines of business in the rail vehicle sector include automatic door systems, air conditioning systems, control components, windscreen wiper systems and platform screen doors.