Spokesman of the Board of the Rail Cargo Austria
Dr. Clemens Först is Chief Executive Officer of Rail Cargo Group, a subsidiary company of the ÖBB Holding. He is responsible for traction and finances as well as strategy development. Based on its domestic markets of Austria and Hungary, the Rail Cargo Group offers customized rail freight logistics solutions and ensures safe and reliable transportation in 18 countries between the North Sea, Black Sea and the Mediterranean. Rail Cargo Group is currently the second largest rail freight company in Europe regarding its revenue and the only rail freight company in Europa that continuously shows positive financials since 2012.
Since 2012 Clemens Först held top management positions as Chief Operation Officer of CB Cargo AG (Frankfurt), Chief Executive Officer of European Contract Logistics GmbH (Vienna), Chief Financial Officer of Rail Cargo Hungaria Zrt. (Budapest), Co-Chief Executive Officer and Founding Father of Rail Cargo Carrier Kft. (Budapest) and Head of Strategy and Business Development of ÖBB Holding).