Management Board.

This is the SBB Management Board. It has eight members, who are chosen by the Board of Directors. 

They are each responsible for the operational management of their area of responsibility. The following table provides information on the structure and function of the Management Board.  

Vincent Ducrot (1962)

CEO & Chairman of the Management Board (since 2020)

Graduate of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) in electrical engineering, postgraduate technical business alumnus at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH), Certified Projects Director IPMA Level A, past holder of various positions at SBB AG and previously managing director of Transports publics fribourgeois.

Anton Häne (1955)

Head of Passenger Division (since 2018)

Railway traffic technician, since 1971 at SBB as Head of System Operations Distribution (1992–1999), Head of Controlling Passenger Division (1999–2001), Head of Distribution Switzerland (2002–2007), Head of Traffic Management (2007–2014), Head Long-Distance Services (2014–2016) and Head of Traffic (2014–2017).

Board of Directors and other mandates:

  • zb Zentralbahn AG, Stansstad, President 
  • Swiss Travel Fund (REKA), cooperative, Bern, Member

Alexander Muhm (1977)

Head of Real Estate (since 2019)

Alexander Muhm studied architecture in Vienna and holds a doctorate in technology from the TU Wien and an Executive MBA in General Management from the University of St. Gallen. Before taking on the role as Head of Real Estate and member of the SBB Management Board, he headed up the Development Unit as a member of the Real Estate divisional management since 2013.

Board of Directors and other mandates:

Grosse Schanze AG, Bern, Vice President of Board of Directors

Peter Kummer (1965)

Head of Infrastructure (since 2020)

Lic. rer. pol (business management and information technology) from the University of Bern. At SBB since 2007, member of the Management Board and Head of Information Technology since 2009.  As a senior management member at the Swiss insurance and pensions company Mobiliar, he was previously responsible for business architecture.

Christoph Hammer (1970)

Chief Financial Officer (since 2017)

Business economist at the University of Applied Sciences in Business Studies (HWV) and further training at the Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne. He previously worked as Associate Partner and Director at the auditing and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, was CFO and deputy CEO of Starbucks Switzerland/Austria, CFO of Hilti Switzerland, Northern Europe and Great Britain, and most recently Head of Global Group Controlling.

Board of Directors and other mandates:

  • Swiss Federal Railways SBB Cargo AG, Olten, Member
  • FC St. Gallen Event AG and FC St. Gallen AG, St. Gallen, Member 

Markus Jordi (1961)

Head of Human Resources (since 2007)

Lic. iur., studies and further training at the universities of Bern, St. Gallen and Basel. Previously worked as Head of Human Resources Switzerland at Basler Versicherungen and Member of the Board, as well as Head of Corporate Human Resources at Bâloise Holding from 2006.

Board of Directors and other mandates:

  • Community of European Railways (CER), Brussels, Member of the HR Directors Conference and Member of the Steering Committee European Sectoral Social Dialogue
  • Swiss Employers’ Association, Zurich, Member of the Board
  • Ti&m Holding AG, Zurich, Member

Jochen Decker (1971)

Chief Information Officer (CIO) ad interim (since 2020)

Biochemistry and business graduate, holds a PhD in molecular immunology. At SBB since 2008, member of the SBB Information Technology Management Board since 2011. Until 2016, as head of IT Operation Management, he was responsible for the operation of IT systems and the steering and further development of the IT sourcing landscape. Since 2017, he has been deputy CIO and head of the Digitalisation and Architecture unit. This role has seen him introduce RailFit to SBB’s IT and shape its digitalisation process. Before moving to SBB, Jochen Decker advised companies in the transport and logistics sectors on strategic use of IT. 

Bernhard Meier (1964)

Head of Communications, Policy, Sustainability ad interim (since 2020)

Dr. rer. nat., for the study of Geography and Economics at the University of Bern. At SBB since 2007, firstly as Chief of Staff at SBB Cargo, and since 2009 as Delegate for Public Affairs, Regulation and International at Group level. Possesses a wide range of experience in political communication, policy and platform making, campaigns and collaborative research. Previously, he held the position of head of managerial staff for “public and mixed companies” at the DETEC General Secretariat, worked in the Canton of Bern’s Office for Spatial Planning and co-led several interdisciplinary research projects.

Board of Directors and other mandates:

  • Member of the LITRA Executive Committee
  • Member of the Board for the Work Smart Initiative
  • Member of the “Digitaltag” core group

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