WASHINGTON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Together for Safer Roads (TSR), a coalition of global private sector companies, announced Greg Martin has joined TSR as chief operating officer and executive director. Martin is a seasoned transportation professional with deep transportation and road safety experience within the private sector and government.
“TSR is in a unique position to bring together the private sector’s expertise and best practices to make a measurable impact in road safety, ultimately saving people’s lives across the globe.”
“Safe roads are important to our families, communities, and our businesses and TSR is more committed than ever to improve road safety and reduce deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes globally," said Carlos Brito, chairman of TSR and chief executive officer of AB InBev. “Greg adds leadership, across the road safety landscape, which will be critical to scale and sustain our efforts as we embark on our third year as a coalition," he added.
Martin brings more than 20 years of experience in corporate leadership, overseeing global engagement strategies in sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Prior to joining TSR, he served as executive director, global public policy, at General Motors Company.
Additionally, Martin previously worked at the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. He earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Political Science and Communications from Mount Saint Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Md.
“I’m excited to join such a committed organization,” Martin said. "TSR is in a unique position to bring together the private sector’s expertise and best practices to make a measurable impact in road safety, ultimately saving people’s lives across the globe.”
About Together for Safer Roads
Together for Safer Roads (TSR) is an innovative coalition that brings together global private sector companies, across industries, to collaborate on improving road safety and reducing deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes globally. TSR brings together members’ knowledge, data, technology, and global networks to focus on five areas that will make the greatest impact globally and within local communities. These focus areas align with the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety’s Five Pillars by developing programs to address issues in road safety management, safer roads and mobility, safer vehicles, safer road users, and post-crash response. TSR’s current members include AB InBev, Abertis, AIG, AT&T, Ericsson, Facebook, GM, IBM, iHeartMedia, Octo Telematics, PepsiCo, Republic Services, Ryder, UPS, and Walmart. Learn more at www.togetherforsaferroads.org. Connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.