The labor director at S-Bahn Berlin, Jenny Zeller, will become a new board member at BVG from 2023. Zeller will be responsible for the area of human resources and social affairs, the Senate Economic Administration announced on Thursday. The Board of Guarantors elected Zeller as the new board member on July 21, following the recommendation of the Supervisory Board.
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The three-member board of directors of the BVG is complete again after Zeller’s predecessor, Dirk Schulte, left the BVG at his own request in November 2021. In addition to Zeller, the board includes Eva Kreienkamp, chairwoman of the board, and Rolf Erfurt, who is responsible for operations.
“As a true Berliner, I am very pleased to be able to help shape the traffic turnaround and thus the future of mobility in our city with a strong team in my new position in Germany’s largest local transport company,” said Zeller. BVG stands for diversity and tolerance like no other company.
Berlin’s Economics Senator Stephan Schwarz (independent), who is also Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the BVG, welcomed the decision. “I am very pleased that with Jenny Zeller, an experienced expert for personnel and mobility could be won for the Berlin transport company, who already knows the local public transport in our city very well,” says Schwarz. “With her expertise and previous experience, Ms. Zeller is particularly recommended for this.”
From 2007, Zeller held various management positions at S Bahn Berlin. Initially, she was in charge of personnel development, change management and internal communication. From 2012 she was responsible for the infrastructure department. Management academy of Deutsche Bahn AG.