Uwe Leuschner has been appointed as the new CEO of FELB Group
RZD Group welcomes Eurasian expert
Vienna, 28th of April 2021 – The rail freight operator FELB (Far East Land Bridge) has strengthened its position with the appointment of Uwe Leuschner as new CEO. In his new role at one of the leading railway operators in Eurasia, Leuschner will concentrate on the Strategical Alignments of FELB Group, Business Development and International Relations. He previously worked as Senior Vice President, Business Development Eurasia at DB Cargo AG and disposes over more than two decades of experience in the logistics industry.
„I am really glad that Uwe Leuschner joins our management board. With him we gain a comprehensive knowledge and expertise on the Eurasian logistic market. His strategic competence provides us perfectly to accelerate growth, move ahead expansions and will strengthen our international network”,outlines Vyacheslav Saraev, CEO of RZD Business Asset.
The Eurasian Expert Uwe Leuschner will lead the strategical developing process of the FELB Group in Europe, Russia and Asia. His aim is to unify and strengthen FELB sites, and to create a profitable railway-operator with efficient and powerful organisational structure. The implementation of Leuschner as CEO is a clear, positive and stabilising statement of the proprietors RZD Business Asset directed to employees and long-lasting business partners. The strategical reorientation of FELB Group concentrates primarily on the consolidation and enhancements of services as well as the improvement of international relations.
Leuschner has over 25 years of logistics experience. He previously worked as Senior Vice President Business Development Eurasia at DB Cargo AG and at the same time as Managing Director of DB Cargo Eurasia GmbH. Furthermore, he was the Head of DB Cargo Russia in Moscow. Between 2009 and 2021 Leuschner worked for DB Group. Since 1996 Leuschner has been active in the logistics market in Russia and lived in Moscow for more than ten years and later in China. As Director General of REWICO AG, FIEGE Russia AG and DB Schenker Russia, he has acquired tremendous experience in development of the Russian market.
The native-born German studied foreign economics at the University of Economics in Prague and completed his postgraduate studies in the USA and Canada. Next to German he speaks Russian, English and Czech and is a member of several national and international business associations.