Shaw Brings Years of Industry Experience and Leadership to Growing Keolis Team

LOS ANGELES – Keolis Transit America is proud to announce the appointment of Stephen W. Shaw as Chief Operating Officer. With its rapid growth and expansion throughout the country, Keolis continues to strengthen its leadership team and maximize the talent that carries the company forward.

“Steve has a proven record of strong leadership, has managed successful operations and has a keen eye for safety innovation, efficiency and profitability,” said Michael Griffus, CEO of Keolis Transit America. “He has been awarded and recognized for his dedication and we look forward to having his leadership, influence and support in moving Keolis forward.”

Shaw has 34 years of experience in the transportation industry with extensive experience in managing and directing operations. He began his career in his family’s business, Shaw Bus Service, operating school buses and motor coaches in Baltimore, MD. He worked in all facets of the business, eventually serving as Vice President of Operations until the company was acquired by Laidlaw Transit. As Regional Manager for Laidlaw Transit, he oversaw multiple operating locations and contributed significantly to increases in gross revenue and profitability for the company. He then went on to serve as Regional Vice President for Veolia Transportation Services substantially growing his region and successfully leading the largest public to private transportation management conversion in U.S. transit history.

About Keolis
Keolis is a global leader in the passenger transportation industry, operating systems in over 15 countries including North America. The largest light rail operator in the world, Keolis transports 2.5 billion passengers a year via trains, buses, shuttles and taxis, and also provides fleet management and maintenance, logistics and routing services. Learn more about how Keolis and our 55,000 employees are always “Thinking Like A Passenger” at

For Further Information Contact:
Leslie Aun
Director of Communications, Keolis North America
(703) 517-4550