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Transdev Group appoints Martin Becker-Rethmann as Chief Executive Officer Germany

Martin Becker-Rethmann will become Group CEO at the international Transdev Group in Paris with effect from 15 February 2021 I © Transdev

Transdev Group, an operator and global integrator of mobility, announces the appointment of Martin Becker-Rethmann, 52, as Chief Executive Officer Germany, effective February 15, 2021. In this capacity, Martin Becker-Rethmann will join the Group’s Executive Committee and will report to Thierry Mallet, Chairman and CEO.

Martin Becker-Rethmann, brings a strong knowledge and experience in the field of energy and services for local government and authorities.

With an annual turnover of more than € 1 billion, Germany is already the second largest market of the Group in Europe, after France, and the target is to further develop our activities, in particular taking advantage of the European Green Deal energy transition and partnerships with communities.

Martin will work with the Transdev Germany management team, placed under his leadership, and composed of:

  • Tobias Heinemann, Managing Director Germany Rail business,
  • Henrik Behrens, Managing Director Germany Bus business and
  •  Younès Rouissi, CFO Germany.

After obtaining a degree in Business Administration from the Berufsakademie in Stuttgart, Martin’s career started in 1991 at the German Treuhandanstalt in Berlin as Advisor in Environmental Protection and Hazardous Waste. He joined in 1994 the recycling and waste management industry at ALBA Group in Berlin, where for 21 years he occupied a range of management functions which led him in 2009 to the position of Chief Operating Officer for Asia & Central Europe and member of the Management Board. In December 2016, he became Managing Director and head of MVV Umwelt, subsidiary of MVV Energie AG as a Europe-wide energy provider based in Mannheim. In May 2019, he took over the position of Managing Director at REMONDIS Energy & Services.

Transdev Germany employs more than 7,300 people, transporting some 270 million passengers per year, and had 2019 sales exceeding €1 billion.