Dr. Clemens Först

Clemens Först

Spokesman of the Board

Born: 06/01/1976


Doctorate in theoretical physics and chemistry, Vienna and Clausthal University

Professional Career

Clemens Först has many years of experience in logistics, especially in the areas of production and finance as well as corporate strategy. He is Spokesman of the Management Board and is responsible for Finance and Production in Austria as well as Service Delivery and thus for the entire order management and shipment scheduling of the Rail Cargo Group. At the European level, Clemens Först is Chairman of the CEO Taskforce of UIC and CER and is committed to creating competitive framework conditions for rail freight transport.

  • since 2017
    Spokesman of the Board Rail Cargo Austria AG
  • 2015 – 2016
    COO DB Cargo AG
  • 2015
    Managing Director European Contract Logistics - Austria GmbH
  • 2013 – 2014
    CFO Rail Cargo Hungaria Zrt.
    Managing Director Rail Cargo Carrier Kft.
  • 2011 – 2012
    Head of Strategy and Corporate Development, ÖBB-Holding AG
  • 2006 – 2011
    Junior partner Vienna office McKinsey & Company