MTR, which operates the Stockholm Metro, Stockholm commuter railway (Pendeltåg), and MTR Express open access services between Stockholm and Gothenburg, has appointed Mark Jensen as its new CEO for the Nordic region.
With more than 20 years’ experience from the retail and FMCG sectors, Mark will now bring his customer service expertise to the public transport industry.
Jeremy Long, CEO-European Business, MTR Corporation, said:
“We are delighted that Mark Jensen will be joining us early in 2019 as CEO of MTR Nordic. Mark brings both a passion and a professionalism in his approach to delivery of customer service, and for business development, and I look forward to him developing our MTR Nordic businesses further.”
Mark Jensen said:
“I am delighted to join MTR, which is well known and respected for being one of the best rail operators in the world.
“MTR has a clear ambition to constantly improve the service offering with a strong customer focus, and at the same time significantly grow the business through winning and developing new businesses across the Nordic markets.
“Together with our team at MTR Nordic I will strive to deliver on this exciting ambition.”
Mark Jensen has had a successful international career and has a demonstrated ability to successfully open up new markets and tender for and develop new businesses. His latest employment was with Carlsberg Breweries as CEO Carlsberg Sweden and in a global role as SVP with focus on new business expansion in global big cities.
Mark will report to Jeremy Long, CEO-European Business, MTR Corporation. Jeremy also oversees MTR’s UK business, which includes operating TfL Rail services and South Western Rail, and potential future European markets.