Transdev Group appoints Anna Höjer as CEO of Transdev Sweden

2020.18.05

Transdev Group announces the appointment of Anna Höjer as CEO of Transdev Sweden, effective Septembre 1, 2020. Anna comes from Bombardier Transportation where she was Managing Director Sweden and Head of Nordics. She will replace Gunnar Schön, CEO of Transdev Sweden who be retiring at the end of August 2020.

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Transdev is one of Sweden’s largest mobility companies, with sales growth from €340 million in 2014 to €500 million last year. Nearly 6,000 employees work as a team to enable hundreds of thousands of trips by bus, ferries, trains and trams every day.

The company has developed a pronounced growth strategy, has grown through acquisitions and won several large contracts over the past years. On behalf of the transit authority Västtrafik, Transdev will be launching the Nordic region’s largest electric bus fleet in Göteborg in December 2020.

In July 2019, Transdev acquired Swedish operator A Björks AB to become Sweden’s third largest public transportation operator. Transdev also won last year the 10-year Gothenburg bus market worth €757 million, where Transdev will operate 370 buses and commission 157 new zero-emission electric buses.

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I am very pleased that we have recruited Anna Höjer to join the Transdev leadership team. Anna has a solid industry experience as a business leader and has had a long and successful career at both Saab and Bombardier Transportation. Anna’s ability to achieve results and create commitment makes her the right person to continue Transdev Sweden’s growth journey.

Christian Schreyer, CEO Northern and Central Europe, Transdev Group

I am honored and proud to take on this new role at Transdev. Efficient and sustainable mobility is an important part of society. Now, I am really looking forward to getting to know the organization and, together with the Transdev Sweden teams, to continue developing the business and our offer based on the needs of our passengers and clients.

Anna Höjer

Career background

After obtaining an MSc in Mechanics from Luleå Technical University in Sweden, Anna Höjer (52) joined ABB in 1992 as System Designer. She then joined Swedish SAAB group in 1995, where she stayed over 22 years and lastly was Vice President and Head of Marketing and Sales at Saab Traffic Management. From 2017, Anna worked at Bombardier Transportation, where she was Head of Nordics and Managing Director Sweden, before joining Transdev Sweden.

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