Senior Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, Bombardier Inc.
NICO BUCHHOLZ joined Bombardier on August 31, 2015 as Senior Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer in Montréal. In this position, Nico has overall responsibility for procurement across Bombardier´s four business segments. Prior to joining Bombardier, Nico was Executive VP, Lufthansa Group Fleet management for nearly 15 years in Frankfurt.
Chief Procurement Officer, Deutsche Bahn AG
UWE GUENTHER studied Electrical Engineering and Business Administration. Before joining Deutsche Bahn (DB) in 2007, he was active in various procurement leadership positions in the aviation as well as in other industries. From 2011 to 2014 he lead the infrastructure procurement department of DB. Since Juli 2014 he is Chief Procurement Officer of the Deutsche Bahn AG.
CEO, voestalpine BWG GmbH
OLIVER KRAFT, graduate in Business Information Systems, went through several positions at KPMG and DB Netz AG prior to his position as Managing Director / CEO of DB Netz AG from 2010 to 2013. Afterwards, he became Managing Director of House of Logistics and Mobility (HOLM) GmbH and since April 2015, he resumed his current position as CEO of voestalpine BWG GmbH in Butzbach.
Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, Deutsche Bahn AG
DR. RICHARD LUTZ is Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Deutsche Bahn AG. From 1989 to 1994, he worked at the chair of business administration in the University of Kaiserslautern and promoted there. In 1994, he joined Deutsche Bahn AG. He had served in various positions, before he took over the Group Controlling Division. He has served as Chief Financial Officer since April 2010.
CEO Business Unit Mobility Management, Siemens AG
MICHEAL PETER works at Siemens and is CEO of the business unit Mobility Management - the company's rail automation and road & traffic solutions business. After having studied Electrical Engineering, Mr. Peter has dedicated his career to rolling stock and infrastructure solutions for road and rail and has held positions with Siemens in Germany, USA, Thailand and Spain.
Managing Director, ALSTOM Transport Deutschland GmbH
BURKHARD REUTER has been the Managing Director of ALSTOM Transport Deutschland GmbH since 2015. He began his professional career in 1987 and gained experience in various leadership positions as a factory manager, operations director and general manager at Ford, Visteon, Terex, Sany and ALSTOM.
CEO, PORR AG
KARL-HEINZ STRAUSS studied at Harvard University and completed his MBA program at IMADEC University in Vienna. Until 2000 he worked in various functions at Raiffeisen Zentralbank - among others in the areas of construction and real estate. Then he founded Strauss & Partner Immobilien GmbH, since 2010 he is the CEO of PORR AG.
Vice President, CRRC Corporation Limited
WEIPING YU, Professor-level Senior Engineer with Doctor's degree, is the Vice President and a Member of the Standing Committee of the CRRC since Jun. 2015. Mr. Yu ever worked as the Vice President of CNR Changchun Railway Vehicles Co., Ltd.; and the Chairman of CNR Tangshan Railway Vehicle Co., Ltd. He worked as the Vice President of former CNR from Nov. 2013 to May 2015.