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Toll Road Specialist Abertis Joins Corporate Partnership Board

Abertis, the international market leader in the management of toll roads, is the latest member of ITF’s platform for dialogue with the corporate sector

Founded in Spain in 2003, the Abertis group manages over 8 600 kilometres of high-capacity roads in 14 countries in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Around two thirds of the Group’s revenue of EUR 3.6 million (Jan-Sept 2016) is generated outside Spain, notably in France, Brazil and Chile. It employs around 15 000 people around the world.

The ITF is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries that facilitates global dialogue for better transport. It acts as a think tank for member governments and organises an annual summit of transport ministers. The CPB is the ITF’s platform for engaging with the private sector and to enrich global transport policy discussion with a business perspective.

José Viegas, Secretary-General of the ITF, said: “We are very pleased to count Abertis as the newest member of our Corporate Partnership Board. Their leadership in managing toll roads and extensive infrastructure experience internationally, as well as their commitment to sound infrastructure management and road safety, will be an asset to our projects alongside our other industry partners.”

Francisco Reynés Massanet, Vice-Chairman and CEO of Abertis, said: “We are very pleased to become part of the Corporate Partnership Board of the International Transport Forum. As the world leader in the toll road management industry, we are committed to all initiatives that allow us to share experiences and knowledge with the leading actors of the industry in order to create a common innovative platform to find solutions to the challenges that the transportation sector is facing in the near future, such as congestion, pollution or road safety.”

The members of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board are: Abertis, AB InBev, AeroMexico, Brisa, China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO Group), ExxonMobil, Ford, Google, Here, IBM, Incheon International Airport, Inrix, Kapsch TrafficCom, Michelin, Nissan Motor Corporation, NXP, PTV Group, SAS Institute Inc, SNCF, Total, Toyota, Transdev, Uber, Venice Port Authority, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group.

More information about the ITF’s Corporate Partnership Board, including recent work on autonomous driving, car sharing, big data and logistics performance, is available at
http://www.itf-oecd.org/CPB


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The International Transport Forum is an intergovernmental organisation with 57 member countries. It acts as a think tank for transport policy and organises the Annual Summit of transport ministers. ITF is the only global body that covers all transport modes. The ITF is administratively integrated with the OECD, yet politically autonomous.

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