In his new role, he will drive the Group Strategy with a focus on innovation, marketing and operational performance.
Christian Schreyer said: “I’m honored to bring my customer focused experience of a leading private rail & bus operator in Germany and to accelerate the launch of innovative new services at group level.”
Thierry Mallet said: “With the appointment of Christian in this new role Transdev will reinforce its transformation to prepare the future of mobility which will be Personalized, Autonomous, Connected and Electric.”
Christian is CEO for Transdev Germany since 2014. He started his career as a Partner in a law firm. After that, he joined Deutsche Bahn as Director of Business Development in the DB services division, and subsequently appointed Director Corporate Strategy of DB group, followed by the position of CEO of DB Schenker Rail Poland.
He is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and Ludwig-Maximilians Universität.
Christian Schreyer will start in his new role as of September 1, 2017. He will retain the position of CEO of Transdev Germany.
A 70% owned subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts in which Veolia has a shareholding of 30%. Transdev is a leading global provider of mobility services. It supports public transport authorities in everything from the pre-project phase to project management assistance to daily operation of public transport networks. With 83,000 employees in 19 countries, the group operates 43,000 vehicles and 22 tramway networks. In 2016, Transdev had a turnover of 6.7 billion euros.