VIENNA, VA –The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) is pleased to announce the election of Brian Sambirsky, General Manager, Downstream Road Safety for Shell, as NETS Board Chairperson for 2018 and 2019. Sambirsky replaces Dane Bremer Director, Corporate Safety & Global Business Continuity for Liberty Mutual, following a successful two-year term. Shell has been a NETS board member company since 2012, with Sambirsky serving as their representative since 2015.
In his 23-year career, Sambirsky has held roles in Projects, Operations and HSSE. In his current role with Shell, he is accountable for supporting all Downstream Class of Business road safety needs. “Shell is very aligned with the NETS mission to advance road safety for employees, their family members and the communities where they live and work. I am honored to serve as the NETS Chair, and I look forward to working with the Executive Director and Board of Directors in the journey to zero road fatalities,” said Sambirsky.
“The leadership, support and overall commitment to Road Safety displayed by Shell is known to many, and Brian will be a tremendous asset to our organization in his role as the NETS Chairperson for the next two years. Brian’s insights into the Shell business combined with his deep understanding and passion for road safety initiatives – both within the U.S. as well as globally will be instrumental in helping shape the future of our organization,” said Joe McKillips, Executive Director of NETS.
NETS is a 501(c)3 public/private partnership dedicated to improving the safety of employees, their families, and members of the communities in which they live and work by preventing traffic crashes that occur both on and off-the-job.
NETS is a member of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration, which provides guidance to the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 global initiative. For more information on NETS, visit www.trafficsafety.org.