Bettembourg, 3 July 2014 – Effective August 1st, Mr Ghislain Bartholomé will take over the position of Chief Operations Offier of CFL cargo. Mr Andreas Friedl has been confirmed for the post of Chief Executive Officer of CFL cargo Deuschland.
Mr Andreas Friedl, age 43, has many years of experience in the rail freight industry. Before joining CFL cargo Deutschland, he held positions with, among others, Rail4Chem GmbH, Veolia Cargo Deutschland GmbH and CTL Logistics GmbH. As of May 2014, he has been acting as designated CEO of CFL cargo Deutschland and, as of August 1st, Mr Friedl is officially taking over the CEO position.
Mr Ghislain Bartholomé, age 53, started his career in the rail freight industry more than 20 years ago. During this period, he held several positions, ranging from operations activities to various planning and management positions. At CFL cargo, Mr Bartholomé will be heading the operations departments in Luxembourg and in the different subsidiaries. In particular, he will be responsible for the centralized coordination of all traffics of the CFL cargo group.
About CFL cargo
CFL cargo was created by the merger of the freight department of the Luxembourg national rail company (Société Nationale des Chemins de Fer Luxembourgeois) and the internal transport department of the Luxembourg production sites of ArcelorMittal.
With 400 employees, a fleet of more than 70 locomotives and 4000 wagons, CFL cargo offers customer-orientated services, including international long distance rail freight transport, regional rail freight, freight wagon maintenance and repair, and oversize load transportation.
Together with its subsidiaries - CFL cargo Deutschland, CFL cargo Danmark, CFL cargo Sverige, CFL cargo France and Ateliers de Pétange – and with sister-company CFL multimodal, CFL cargo operates on the main European North-South and East-West routes.