Chairman of the Executive Board (CEO)
Dr. Heiko Fischer (*1967, Würzburg)
Dr. Heiko Fischer studied business and economics at the Julius Maximilians University in Würzburg, and at the University at Albany, State University of New York, in Albany, NY, where he graduated in 1992 with an MBA. In 1995 he earned his doctorate in economic sciences (Dr. rer. pol.) at the Julius-Maximilians University in Würzburg. That same year Dr. Fischer began his professional career as office manager for the executive chairman of VTG Vereinigte Tanklager und Transportmittel GmbH.
On January 1, 1999 he changed to the Rail Division of the former VTG-Lehnkering AG, where he built up the business line TRANSWAGGON (general cargo rail cars). From January 1, 2001 Dr. Fischer was responsible as managing director of the Rail Division for sales and marketing, as well as the business line TRANSWAGGON and the acquisition and integration of the Brambles European Rail Division. In May 2004, Dr. Fischer was elected Chairman of the Executive Board of VTG AG.
Dr. Heiko Fischer is responsible for human resources, legal, internal audit, communication and marketing as well as the Wagon Hire and Rail Logistics Division. He furthermore holds mandates at external corporations, trade associations and domestic and foreign subsidiaries and joint ventures of the VTG Group.