Gottfried Eymer

Member of the Executive Board

Date of birth: 07 January 1965


Law, Universities of Heidelberg and Paris

Professional Career

As Director of the Rail Cargo Group, the lawyer Gottfried Eymer is responsible above all for market and sales. He manages the international orientation of the Rail Cargo Group, in particular the expansion with respect to Russia and Asia. Gottfried Eymer has over 20 years of international management experience – most recently as Director of the French DB subsidiary Euro Cargo Rail. Strategic and operational expertise underscores his status as logistics professional in the rail industry.

  • since January 2022
    Member of the Board Rail Cargo Austria AG
  • 2016 – 2021
    President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), DB Cargo France/Euro Cargo Rail
  • 2012 – 2016
    Chief Executive Officer (CEO), DB Schenker Rail Scandinavia A/S
  • 2008 – 2012
    General Manager, COBRA S.A.
  • 2003 – 2008
    Senior Vice President (SVP) Marketing & Strategy, Deutsche Bahn AG
    Manager, Strategic Services (2006 - 2008)
    Manager, Marketing, Passenger Railway Station (2003 - 2006)
  • 1997 – 2002
    Senior Vice President (SVP) Corporate Development, Site Development Germany, Decathlon AG