The Presiding Board of the VDB

The presiding board shall manage the Association and acts according to the decisions of the General Assembly. Members of the presiding board shall serve on an honorary basis and personally. Currently, the presiding board of the VDB consists of nine members.

Andre Rodenbeck


Mr. Andre Rodenbeck is CEO of Siemens Infrastructure at Siemens Mobility GmbH.

Andre Rodenbeck joined Siemens in 2003 and was appointed as CEO Rail Infrastructure in April 2019. In his capacities as General Manager Mass Transit, Head of Sales for Mainline Signalling, Director Sales and Projects, Business Development and Project Manager, the industrial engineer worked for Siemens Mobility inter alia in Spain, Thailand and Germany.

Andreas Becker

Vize President Small and Medium sized Enterprises

Mr. Andreas Becker is the Managing Director of EPHY MESS Gesellschaft für Elektro-Physikalische Messgeräte mbH.

Dr. Michael Bernhardt

Vice President Infrastructure

Mr. Dr. Michael Bernhardt is the Managing Director of Rail Power Systems GmbH.

Jure Mikolčić

Vice President Rolling Stock

Mr. Jure Mikolčić is the CEO of Stadler Pankow GmbH.

Dr. Christoph Hoppe

Member of the presiding board

Mr. Dr. Christoph Hoppe is CEO at Thales Deutschland GmbH.

Marco Michel

Member of the Presiding Board

Mr. Marco Michel is Chairman of the Management Board Germany and President of Region Central and Eastern Europe, Israel at Bombardier Transportation GmbH.

Thomas Milewski

Member of the presiding board

Mr. Thomas Milewski is Managing Director of Schaltbau Refurbishment GmbH.

Dr. Jörg Nikutta

Member of the presiding board

Dr. Jörg Nikutta is Managing Director at Alstom Transport Deutschland GmbH.

Dr. Peter Radina

Member of the presiding board

Mr. Dr. Peter Radina is Chairman of the Management Board at Knorr-Bremse für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH.

Cornelius Weitzmann

Member of the presiding board

Mr. Weitzmann is the CEO Mobility of Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG.

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