Alexander Hedderich joins the Management Board of the Hector Rail Group

The CEOs of the Hector Rail Group Supervisory Board were recently strengthened by the agreement with Alexander Hedderich, which became publically effective on November 15. Hedderich has more than 25 years of experience in senior roles in the railway and logistics industry, including work as CEO of DB Schenker Rail from 2009 - 2015.

"I hereby welcome Alexander Hedderich to the Supervisory Board. He has enormous experience in this industry and will be a good addition to the Hector Rail Group Executive Board," says Bo Lerenius, CEO of Hector Rail Group.

Mr. Lerenius continues: "Alexander will play an important role in the Group's growth efforts in the European region, which is a key aspect of our vision to become the leading independent pan-European rail freight provider".

About the Hector Rail Group

The Hector Rail Group was founded in 2016 and offers industrial-oriented solutions for rail freight transport in Great Britain, Scandinavia and Germany.

We serve industrial customers, infrastructure managers and shipping companies through our three offices. GB Railfreight in Great Britain, Hector Rail AB in Scandinavia and Hector Rail GmbH in Germany.

GB Railfreight was founded in 1999 and Hector Rail in 2004. In 2014 EQT Intrastruktur 2 was acquired for Hector Rail and two years later also for GB Railfreight, which was among others the starting shot for the Hector Rail Group.

The Hector Rail Group currently has more than 900 employees and an annual turnover of 250 million euros. The current growth rate is around 10% per year and our ambition is to become the independent, leading rail freight operator in Europe.

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