Executive Board

Vossloh‘s Executive Board

Vossloh AG’s Executive Board is made up of three members. It determines the company’s strategic orientation, and makes portfolio decisions and major decisions regarding the Group’s organization and financing. In addition, the members of the Executive Board are involved operationally in the individual business units. The Executive Board is focused on sustainably increasing the shareholder value.

Dr. H.C. Hans M. Schabert

CEO, born 1961, joined Vossloh as Chief Executive Officer in April 2014, appointed until 2017, especially in charge of the Core Components and Transportation divisions along with the corporate departments Human Resources, M&A, and Corporate Development.

Biography Dr. h.c. Hans M. Schabert
1980 - 1984Studied Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University (TH) of Nürnberg
1984 - 2007Siemens AG (Electrical Engineering and Electronics), Erlangen, various positions in product and corporate development, head of the High-Speed-Trains segment, Managing Board Director of Fahrwerke Graz, Head of the Locomotives division, member of the Executive Board and later Group President of Siemens Transportation Systems
2008 - 2011Leonhard Weiss GmbH & Co. KG, Crailsheim, President of the Management Board
2012 - 2014Managing Partner of HMS Board Consulting GmbH, Nürnberg
since 2014Vossloh AG, Werdohl, Chief Executive Officer

Oliver Schuster

born 1964, member of Vossloh’s Executive Board since March 2014, appointed until 2020, especially in charge of the Lifecycle Solutions division and the corporate departments Legal, Compliance, IT, Purchase, Accounting, Controlling Communications, Investor Relations, Internal Auditing, and Treasury.

Biography Oliver Schuster
1988 - 1994Studied Business Administration at the University of Mannheim and at the University of Applied Science of Rhineland-Palatinate in Ludwigshafen
1994 - 1995Burret & Burret, Ludwigshafen, Auditing
1996 - 2000PwC Deutsche Revision AG, München, Auditing
2000 - 2012Infineon Technologies AG, Munich, group controlling and commercial management of various business segments
2012 - 2013SKW Stahl- Metallurgie Holding AG, Munich, Executive Board member
since 2014Vossloh AG, Werdohl, Executive Board member

Volker Schenk

born 1964, joined Vossloh’s Executive Board in May 2014, appointed until 2020, especially in charge of the Customized Modules division along with Sales, R&D, Production, Quality Assurance, Environmental Protection, and Occupational Safety as well as liaising with trade and industry associations.

Biography Volker Schenk
1984 - 1992Studied Electrical Engineering in Erlangen
1992 - 2007Various positions within the Siemens Group in Germany and abroad:
1995 - 2001 P.T. Siemens Indonesia
2001 - 2005 Siemens Thailand Ltd.
2008 - 2010Vossloh Kiepe GmbH, Düsseldorf, General Manager
since 2011Member of the Presiding Board of the German Railway Industry Association (VDB), Vicepresident infrastructure
2011 - 2014Thales Transportation Systems GmbH, Stuttgart, Executive Director
since 2014Vossloh AG, Werdohl, Executive Board member