ÖBB Rail Cargo renews contract with board member Thomas Kargl
The Committee of the Supervisory Board of ÖBB Rail Cargo Group has renewed the contract with Thomas Kargl (left in the picture). Since 2017, the manager has been responsible for the Group’s strong business in Russia and Asia.
Thomas Kargl (47) worked in various areas of the ÖBB Group and, as the CEO of Far East Land Bridge, he was responsible for the expansion of intermodal transport systems between Europe, Russia and China. As CEO of Rail Cargo Group, he focuses on the international orientation of Rail Cargo Group and its expansion, especially towards Russia and Asia.
The professional career of Thomas Kargl:
•since June 2017
Member of the Management Board // Rail Cargo Austria AG
•2012 – 2017
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) // Far East Land Brigde LTD, CEL Logistic Company GmbH
•2011 – 2012
Management // PKP Group
•2007 – 2011
Executive Vice President // Far East Land Brigde LTD, CEL Logistic Company GmbH
•2006 – 2007
Senior Key Account Manager Marketing & Sales (CFO) // RCS Rail Cargo Spedition GmbH
With 8,500 employees, branches throughout Europe and annual sales of around EUR 2.3 billion, the Rail Cargo Group is one of Europe’s leading rail logistics companies. Together with strong partners, ÖBB Güterverkehr operates a nationwide network of end-to-end logistics in Europe and beyond to Asia. The operational lead company of the Rail Cargo Group is Rail Cargo Austria AG.