Mauro Moretti, Chief Executive of the Italian Railways Group Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) and UIC Vice-Chairman, was unanimously re-elected Chairman of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) for a new two-year term ending in December 2011. Mauro Moretti has been chairing the European railway association since January 2009.
At its meeting held in Brussels on 4 February, the CER General Assembly also confirmed the new membership of the 14-strong Management Committee.
New members of the CER Management Committee are Janos Berenyi, Chief Executive of the Hungarian rail association Hungrail, and Kaido Simmermann, Chief Executive of Latvian Railways EVR.
Roger Cobbe, Chief Executive of Arriva and representative of the British rail passenger operator association ATOC, was elected as a new CER Vice-Chairman alongside Jan Komarek, Director General of the Czech infrastructure manager SZDC and Andrzej Wach, President and Chief Executive of Polish Railways PKP.
The General Assembly also welcomed the private Czech freight and passenger operator OKD Doprava as the 74th CER member.