- Alpha Group News
- 05. July 2023
- Press Release | Alpha Trains
Alpha Trains appoints CEO
Luxembourg, 5 July 2023 - Alpha Trains today announced Fernando Pérez has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer.
Fernando has been with Alpha Trains group (the Group) since 2001, covering various engineering roles in the Locomotives Division until 2012, before being promoted to Managing Director of the Locomotives Division in October 2012, and most recently has been Interim CEO of the Group since March 2023.
Neil Krawitz, Partner at Arcus Infrastructure Partners said on behalf of the Alpha Trains shareholders APG, Arcus, PGGM and Swiss Life Asset Managers: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Fernando as CEO of Alpha Trains. He has a strong track record during his career at Alpha Trains in engineering, commercial and managerial positions. We have been impressed over the last four months by Fernando’s leadership and performance in his role as interim CEO, and following the external process we undertook with the assistance of a reputable executive recruitment firm, we look forward to Fernando leading the growth of the business.
Fernando Pérez, Alpha Trains CEO, said: “It is an honour to take on the role of CEO for Alpha Trains. Over the past 22 years, Alpha Trains has grown and evolved into the leading rolling stock leasing company in Europe thanks to the strong commitment and engagement of our employees, the trust of our customers, the strong partnership with our suppliers and the continued support of our shareholders. I feel privileged to lead the Group into the future, building on our outstanding achievements and driving even greater success.”
Fernando will be employed in Luxembourg while spending time across the other Alpha Trains offices.
About Alpha Trains
Alpha Trains is the leading rolling stock lessor in Europe. A total of 130 employees from 17 countries work in offices in Luxembourg, Antwerp, Cologne, Madrid, Paris and Warsaw. Alpha Trains owns more than 950 locomotives and passenger trains and offers tailor-made leasing solutions, comprehensive know-how in maintenance and vehicle repairs as well as long-term experience in the financing of new-build projects. Alpha Trains’ fleets are in use at many public and private operators in 22 European countries. Alpha Trains′ shareholders are APG, Arcus European Trains, PGGM and Swiss Life.
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