Information published on 27 February 2013 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 334.

Russia/Finland: Russian Railways and VR Group sign memorandum on human resources cooperation

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President of Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin and President of VR Group Mikael Aro have signed a memorandum of cooperation on the development of human resources and joint exchange programmes for the most promising young managers and professionals at the two companies.

The memorandum was signed in Moscow on 11 February 2013 and provides for cooperation on projects in areas such as training and development, policy implementation and the creation of joint communications platforms.

The document will strengthen the basis for further increasing bilateral cooperation in human resources, developing approaches to implementing HR joint projects, initiating interaction and exchanging employees in various functional areas.

The first phase of joint training for promising young executives and professionals at Russian Railways and VR Group is scheduled to begin in 2013 and 2014.

(Source: RZD)