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Stadler Rail in Headwind: New boss and almost no profit


Patron Peter Spuhler found a successor as CEO.

Stadler Rail, the Thurgau train builder, has appointed Markus Bernsteiner (55) as its new CEO. Beginning in 2023, he will take over from Stadler patron and interim president Peter Spuhler (63). Then he will focus again on his position as Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Bernsteiner is currently Vice President of the Stadler Group as well as Executive Vice President of the Switzerland division. It also operates factories in Bussnang and St. Margrethen as CEO. As per the information, he has been working for Stadler since 1999.