Matthias Reichel is Member of the Management Board for Finance/Controlling and CFO of DB Cargo AG.
Matthias Reichel was born on 4 June 1961. After completing a banking apprenticeship and business administration programme at the University of Bayreuth, he worked at Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt and Luxembourg from 1990 to 1991. From 1992 to 1994, he worked with the Treuhandanstalt in Berlin and Halle, first as a privatisation consultant and later as head of the Privatisation general sector of the Halle branch office. In 1995, he was senior director in Investment Banking, Corporate Finance and M&A at Bankgesellschaft Berlin AG.
Since 1996, Matthias Reichel has been employed at Deutsche Bahn AG. Among other responsibilities, he has served as chief department head at the Central Division Corporate M&A, Managing Commercial Director at Deutsche Gleis- und Tiefbau GmbH, Division Head of Commercial Operations at the Railway Construction business unit of DB Netz AG and Division Head of Corporate M&A at DB AG. Matthias Reichel became Member of the Management Board for Finance/Controlling (CFO) at DB Cargo in March 2009. Furthermore, he has been the Member of the Management Board for Finance/Controlling at DB Cargo Deutschland AG since 1 January 2014.