DB Schenker Rail (UK) Ltd has announced the appointment of Geoff Spencer as the new Chief Executive Officer of DB Schenker Rail UK with effect from 01 September 2013.
Geoff returns to the UK after a three year period as Head of European Resource Management in the European DB Schenker Rail organisation, based in Mainz
Alain Thauvette retains overall responsibility for the UK as Chairman.
Geoff started his career as a Traction Trainee and then Train Driver for British Rail before moving into the management side of the business where he has held a number of senior management positions within English Welsh and Scottish Railways and subsequently at DB Schenker Rail UK.
”I am delighted to welcome Geoff Spencer back to the UK and I believe that the vast experience he has gained throughout his railway career – both operational and managerial – will allow him to lead DB Schenker Rail UK to achieving its financial and operational targets,” said Alain Thauvette.