As of 1 January 2018, Carmen Maria Parrino will become the new Managing Director of Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland. Carmen Maria Parrino, previously Financial Director of Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland, will assume the duties of Roman Müller in Halle (Saale). After one year in his role, Müller will go back to focus on Market & Business Development of Abellio Germany in Berlin. Carmen Maria Parrino said: "I look forward to this challenge and, with the experience of the past years in one of the most exciting companies in Central Germany, I will tackle this task with whole my heart. I look forward to further cooperation with my many committed colleagues who have already given me support."

I'd like to thank Roman Müller for his willingness to contribute his many years of industry experience at two locations for the benefit of the company. He will continue to be available to the company in central Germany as a senior consultant and special task force officer," said Stephan Krenz, Managing Director Abellio Germany. At the same time, Krenz underlined how important it had been for him to win over a woman for this important leadership position. "Carmen Maria Parrino is a dedicated leader in our industry who has quickly and courageously found her way to succeed in the still male-dominated railway business. I look forward to the close cooperation in this new function, "says Krenz.

The successor to Carmen Maria Parrino as Financial Director at Abellio Rail Mitteldeutschland in Halle is Danny Tan. Danny is currently responsible as Group Controller at the Berlin HQ. "We are particularly pleased that Danny Tan, a longtime Abellio employee and a senior executive at the Berlin head office, is now taking on a management role at the Halle site. We wish him a lot of success in his new role, "said Stephan Krenz. The tasks of Danny Tan as Head of Finance & Controlling of Abellio Germany will be taken over by Arne Paulus.