Effective November 1, 2023, Tobard Klemke has taken over as Head of Sales at Retrack Germany GmbH. Armed with a wealth of experience, the 48-year-old industrial engineer joins the company from Lübecker Hafen-Gesellschaft (LHG), where he was Head of Marketing & Sales at Europe’s biggest ro-ro port. Klemke had previously held a management post in freight sales at the Scandlines shipping company.
On the same date, Tobias Rost (33) further reinforces the sales team by assuming the position of Business Development Manager for Rail Transport. A forwarding agent by trade, Rost can draw on profound experience in the industry served by VTG. He has previously worked with companies such as EMONS RAIL, DB subsidiary Transfesa Logistics S.A. in Spain and, before joining Retrack, CargoBeamer AG, where he served as European Sales Director.
“We are thrilled to now have the energetic support of two experienced and very high-profile experts. Both possess the knowledge they need to further strengthen Retrack Germany’s sales activities,” says Managing Director Tobias Behncke. “Together, Tobard Klemke and Tobias Rost will enhance Retrack’s market presence, raise its visibility and ramp up existing synergies within the VTG Group. Our aim is to develop Retrack Germany into a European traction provider with an additional focus on intermodal transport, especially for non-craneable semitrailers (r2L).”
Lastly, the appointment of Mario Lier as Sales & Product Design team leader, also effective November 1, 2023, adds the finishing touches to the company’s moves to strengthen its sales team. Alongside an excellent understanding of the industry, long-standing service to VTG and Retrack has given Lier the key account management expertise he needs to oversee his team going forward.