Bernd Müller (46) will take over the management of Wiener Lokalbahnen Cargo (WLC) as of mid-August. In this role, he succeeds WLC’s long-time managing director Gerald Retscher, who retires. This was announced by the Wiener Lokalbahnen Group on May 24 in a press release.
“Bernd Müller’s previous career stations show his great experience in rail freight transport. We are delighted that he has applied for the management and was able to assert himself in the hearing “, Managing Director of the Wiener Lokalbahnen, Monika Unterholzner, explains the decision. Starting this summer, the newcomer will form the top management of WLC , together with authorized officer Petra Höfinger.
Born in Salzburg, Bernd Müller has a flawless career as a logistics and rail freight expert. From 2010-2013 he was the branch manager at DB Schenker in the area of Rail Logistics and Forwarding in Vienna and then moved to the second management level of Rail Cargo Austria as an authorized officer.
WLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wiener Lokalbahnen AG, a subsidiary of Wiener Stadtwerke GmbH. Headquartered at the Port of Vienna, the company is one of Austria’s largest providers of rail freight transport, travels more than 5,500 freight trains across Europe each year and employs more than 100 people in Austria and Germany.