(Berlin/Kelsterbach, May 21, 2012) As of June 1, 2012, Jens Nöldner will be the new CEO of DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH, which handles Deutsche Bahn’s rail freight activities for the automotive industry. Nöldner, 48, will succeed Axel Marschall, who was appointed to the Management Board of DB Schenker Rail at the beginning of the year and who is responsible for German and European Sales within this body.
Nöldner, who holds a degree from Dresden University of Transportation, has been at DB Schenker Rail for 20 years, serving as Managing Director of DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH for the past three years. “DB Schenker Rail Automotive GmbH is now Europe’s leading providers of rail transportation and logistics services for the automotive industry. Jens Nöldner has played a pivotal role in the development of our efficient DB Schenker Automotive RailNet,” said Alexander Hedderich, CEO of DB Schenker Rail.
Up to 250 trains in the Automotive RailNet transport components and finished vehicles to and from plants throughout Europe. The industry-specific network connects production sites and sales markets throughout Europe by rail – from Sweden and Russia to Turkey and Portugal – and onward to China.
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