Management Board of RB Rail AS Appointed

On April 24, 2017, the Supervisory Board of “RB Rail AS” appointed three new board members to the Management Board of the joint venture: Kaspars Rokens, Ignas Degutis and Deniss Murashko. As of this day, Kaspars Rokens assumes the position of Chief Operating Officer, Ignas Degutis serves as Chief Financial Officer while Deniss Muraško takes on the role of Chief Technical Officer at “RB Rail AS”. They join Baiba A. Rubesa, CEO of ‘RB Rail AS”, who has been elected Chairperson of the Management Board. The Management Board at “RB Rail AS” is composed of four members, with the term of office of three years.

Kaspars Rokens is an experienced manager in power distribution and generation, retail, building automation and industrial applications’ business. Since 1994 he has served in multinational technical trading companies as sales teams’ and organizations’ manager, and for the last five years has held the position of President and CEO for the Baltic Countries at “Schneider Electric”.

Ignas Degutis is an economics professional with a vast experience in financial management of projects of national strategic importance. Since January 2016, he has served as Chief Financial Officer at “Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė UAB” and has led large-scale projects in the field of energy production.

Deniss Muraško has more than ten years’ experience of managing and implementing large-scale infrastructure construction projects. Since 2014, he has held the role of Head of Railway Department at “Lemminkäinen Eesti”, focusing on the development of the department in preparation of the Rail Baltica project.

Baiba A. Rubesa is an experienced international manager in a range of business areas: oil and gas, retail, automotive and telecommunications. Since October 2015, Baiba A. Rubesa is CEO of “RB Rail AS” and serves on the Supervisory Board of “Latvernego”, the think tank “Providus”, and in the foundation “Kokneses Fonds” to support the development of the Memorial Site “Likteņdārzs”.

 

 “RB Rail AS”

“RB Rail AS” is a joint venture between the three Baltic States established in October 2014. Holding equal shares in “RB Rail AS” are SIA “Eiropas dzelzceļa līnijas” in Latvia, UAB “Rail Baltica statyba” in Lithuania and OU “Rail Baltic Estonia” in Estonia.

“RB Rail AS” is the central co-ordinator for the Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica project. The project involves the construction of a high-speed railway infrastructure from Tallinn to the Lithuanian/Polish border. Rail Baltic/Rail Baltica will be an electrified public use rail line, an environmentally friendly and modern form of transportation.

 

For more information:
Ilze Rassa
Communications and Government Affairs Manager
+ 371 27 337 767
Ilze.rassa@railbaltica.org

26.04.2017