Rail Europe appoints Daniel Beutler as non-executive chairman

Rail Europe appoints Daniel Beutler as non-executive chairman
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    Rail Europe has announced the appointment of Daniel Beutler as its new non-executive chairman.

    With extensive experience in the mobility sector and a shared vision for the future of transportation, Daniel Beutler’s appointment reinforces Rail Europe’s dedication to sustainability, innovation, and customer-centric solutions.

    He will work closely with Björn Bender, who continues to serve as Rail Europe’s executive chairman and CEO.

    As non-executive chairman, Beutler’s will contribute to Rail Europe’s strategic positioning in the industry.

    Daniel Beulter, non-executive chairman at Rail Europe (LinkedIn/Daniel Beulter)

    Both Beutler and Bender have always worked on shaping the future of mobility and worked together for 6 years in high level positions in International Sales in Deutsche Bahn. Drawing from their extensive experiences, they have fostered trust and collaboration across different sectors to achieve successful outcomes.

    “Daniel Beutler’s appointment as non-executive chairman marks an exciting milestone for Rail Europe. His experience, entrepreneurial spirit, and deep understanding of the rail industry is invaluable as we continue to innovate and drive sustainable mobility solutions. I have complete trust in Daniel’s ability to support our strategic initiatives and open new perspectives for our company. I am happy the board followed my recommendation expanding Daniel’s role, as it reaffirms our commitment to maximising our potential in the market,” stated Björn Bender, Rail Europe’s executive chairman and CEO.

    “Daniel Beutler’s track record of driving successful ventures, combined with his passion for sustainable mobility and innovation, perfectly aligns with Rail Europe’s vision. We believe this partnership will unlock new opportunities and further strengthen Rail Europe’s position as a leader in the industry. This decision showcases our unwavering confidence in both Björn and Daniel, highlighting our commitment to fostering a dynamic team. They are already a strong and efficient duo,” Cédric Lépée, partner at Hivest Capital Partners.

    Rail Europe is committed to making train travel easy by facilitating digital distribution and thus supporting a modal shift towards sustainable transportation. The company aims to provide seamless and convenient travel experiences by developing an innovative product. By leveraging Beutler’s and Bender’s expertise, industry network, and shared values, Rail Europe aims to reinforce its position as the industry leader.

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