Rüdiger Grube has been the Chairman of the Management Board and CEO, Deutsche Bahn, and DB Mobility Logistics, since 1 May 2009.
Previously, Dr. Grube was a member of the Board of Management of Daimler. At Daimler he was responsible for Corporate Development and for all North-East-Asia activities. In addition, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company. Following commercial and technical training in metal aircraft construction, he studied automotive engineering and aircraft construction and graduated as a qualified engineer. He later studied vocational and business teaching and completed a Doctorate in the areas of industrial science and polytechnology.