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The Executive Board of VTG

Chief Executive Officer
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Alberto Nobis was born 1965 in Italy where he grew up and went to school. He completed his university studies in 1992 with a master’s degree in Business Administration and Management at the University of Bologna.

Alberto Nobis started his career in 1993 at Agos, a financial services company specialized in consumer credits owned by French Crédit Agricole, as financial advisor. He joint the global food processing company HJ Heinz in 1994 where he started a 10-year career. He started as a controller in Milan (1994-2000), followed by a finance manager role in Pittsburgh (2000-2003) and ultimately Vice President Finance in London (2003-2006).

In 2006, Alberto Nobis returned to Italy as the Chief Financial Officer and Admin Director of DHL Express. In 2008, he left Italy again for Brussels where he took the CFO Europe role to lead the design & execution of a restructuring program. In 2010, Alberto Nobis then advanced to Global CFO of DHL Express and became CEO Italy in 2013 (until 2019). From 2019 to 2023, he was CEO of DHL Express Europe before he joined VTG as new Chief Executive Officer on October 1, 2023.

Chief Financial Officer
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Mark Stevenson was born in Guildford, UK, in 1963. He graduated from the University of Oxford before commencing his professional career at Price Waterhouse in London in 1984, ultimately qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1987.

He joined Swiss firm Revisuisse Price Waterhouse in 1990 and moved to Leutwiler & Partners in 1992 to work in Strategic Consultancy. He served this company as a consultant to AAE and, in 1994, joined AAE as its Chief Financial Officer. He was made Chief Executive Officer of AAE in 2006.

Mark Stevenson was appointed to the Executive Board of VTG AG in 2015, when AAE was acquired by VTG. In 2019, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of VTG AG and continues to work in this capacity for VTG GmbH after the change in legal form from a stock corporation to a limited liability company in December 2022.

Chief Operating Officer Europe & Chief Safety Officer
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Sven Wellbrock was born in Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Germany, in 1973. After training as a shipping agent, he initially worked in chartering at Bruno Bischoff Reederei GmbH in Bremen. He began studying transport and logistics at Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences in 1996, graduating four years later as an industrial engineer.

After completing his studies, in 2000 Wellbrock resumed his career as a management trainee at the Preussag Group, overseeing various projects for VTG-Lehnkering AG, Hapag-Lloyd Container Line GmbH and Wolf Heiztechnik GmbH. He moved to a position as Coordinator Post-Merger Integration at the VTG Group in 2002 before taking on a number of management posts in Hamburg in the years that followed, including stints as Head of Corporate Strategy, Head of Area Germany and Head of Cluster Nordic.

Sven Wellbrock was made Managing Director at VTG Rail Europe GmbH in 2015. In 2019, Sven Wellbrock was appointed to the Executive Board of VTG AG as Chief Operating Officer Europe & Chief Safety Officer. With the change in legal form from a stock corporation to a limited liability company in December 2022, he remains in this role on the Executive Board of VTG GmbH. There, he is responsible for the operational business of Wagon Hire, Rail Logistics and Tank Container Leasing in Europe, as well as the central functions in the areas of Corporate Communications, Safety as well as Occupational Safety, Data Protection and Environmental Management.

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