Swiss Federal Railways’ Infrastructure Director Pierre-Alain Urech has joined the board of DB Netz AG.

Anna Ottavianelli of FS has been named Secretary-General of the Community of European Railways, replacing Trevor Halvorsen. Carl-Henrik Lundstrøm of DSB been appointed to the newly created position of Deputy Secretary-General.

As part of the latest Burlington Northern Santa Fe restructuring (p416), Senior Vice President & Chief Operations Officer Matthew K Rose becomes President & Chief Operating Officer, and Charles L Schultz is named Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer. Carl Ice moves from Vice President, Operations North, to Senior Vice President, Operations, and Gregory T Swienton becomes Senior Vice President, Growth Initiatives.

Michael W Franke has been named Executive Vice President of Wisconsin Central Transportation Corp.

Mathias Tromp has taken over from Martin Josi as Managing Director of BLS L