Rail News

Rüdiger Grube New Chairman of Bombardier Transportation Supervisory Board

Professor Rüdiger Grube has been elected the new chairman of the supervisory board of Bombardier Transportation GmbH and Bombardier Transportation (Bahntechnologie) Holding Germany GmbH. The previous chairman, Wolfgang Tölsner, left the role in April due to personal reasons. Prof. Grube’s election was unanimous.

ew Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Bombardier Transportation – Professor Rüdiger Grube
New Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Bombardier Transportation – Professor Rüdiger Grube

Rüdiger Grube

Professor Rüdiger Grube is not new to the rail sector. Between 2009–2017 he was Chairman of the Board at Deutsche Bahn AG. Grube stepped down early from that role in January 2017 following a dispute about his contract. Dr Richard Lutz took over from him at DB. Grube received severance pay of 2.251 million euros, a figure the German transport minister Andreas Scheuer and others criticised.

Related Post:  Abellio Takes Over East Midlands Franchise

He has also been a board member for DaimlerChrysler AG / Daimler AG (2001–2009). He is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board for Hamburger Hafen und Logistic AG and Chairman of Lazard in Germany.

He was born in Hamburg in 1951. He went on to study automotive engineering and aircraft construction in the Hanseatic city.

Danny Di Perna, President and CEO of Bombardier Transportation, said:

“We are delighted that Rüdiger Grube will be presiding over the supervisory boards. He has outstanding experience in various branches of industry, particularly in the mobility and industrial sectors, and enjoys the highest esteem. His election also underlines the huge significance of Germany to Bombardier Transportation.”

Daniel Me Desjardins, Chairman of Bombardier Transportation, said:

“It is a great honour for Bombardier Transportation to have gained such a high-calibre manager for the chair of the supervisory boards of Bombardier Transportation in Germany.”

Also read:

Suppliers in this story

23 Aug 2019
Dresden Picks Bombardier to Supply 30 FLEXITY Trams
22 Aug 2019
Flat Cars for Deutsche Bahn Sent for Testing
20 Aug 2019
Abellio Takes Over East Midlands Franchise
12 Aug 2019
DB to Analyse Passenger Behaviour Using Big Data
08 Aug 2019
Bombardier Transportation Appoints New EMEAI Region President
06 Aug 2019
Cairo Region to Get Bombardier INNOVIA Monorail 300 System
29 Jul 2019
Industry Insider Week 30 – 10 Must-Read Rail News Stories
24 Jul 2019
More Trains: DB Is Expanding Its Intercity Fleet by 17 New Double-Decker Trains
Subscribe
Subscribe to Railway-News
Get the latest contract alerts and Railway News emailed directly to your inbox.

We respect your privacy and take protecting it seriously.

Please tick to confirm you would like to receive emails we think may be of interest to you. We sometimes tailor the content you see to what we think you'll find interesting, and so monitor your interaction with our website and email content (find out more).