Magnus Zetterberg will become the new CEO of A-Train AB, the company that operates the Arlanda Express. He will take over from Per Thorstenson towards the end of the year, following the announcement of his retirement earlier in the year. Magnus is currently the EMEA Managing Director of the cruise line Hurtigruten and has previously had a successful career with Scandinavian Airlines.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Geere, Chairman of A-Train said ‘I am delighted that Magnus is joining A-Train and we look forward to welcoming him towards the end of the year. Magnus has exceptional leadership credentials and an extensive background in sales & marketing, eCommerce and distribution within the travel industry.
With Magnus joining the A-Train team, this will be an exciting time in our development as a progressive and innovative company. On behalf of the Board of Directors, I’d like to sincerely thank Per for his outstanding contribution to A-Train over the years and we wish him well in his future retirement.‘
Magnus said ‘Over the years, Arlanda Express has been established as one of the world's most successful train companies connecting a capital city to an airport. The company has been awarded many major prizes, both in Sweden and internationally, for, for example, exemplary service, punctuality and commitment to gender equality and diversity. I look forward to building upon this success.’
After Magnus has started his new role, Per Thorstenson will undertake a senior advisory role to the Company.
For more information contact
Per Thorstenson, CEO, Arlanda Express
Tel: 08-588 890 20, Mobil: 073-688 90 20
About Arlanda Express
Arlanda Express is the fastest way between Stockholm Central and Arlanda Airport. The trains run six times an hour during peak periods and once every fifteen minutes off-peak. The journey takes a maximum of 20 minutes. Arlanda Express has been designated by the Nature Conservation Association as a Good Environmental Choice. Traffic started in 1999. So far, 75 million people have travelled on the ArlandaLink between Stockholm and Arlanda Airport and in, 2017, over 3.7 million passengers used Arlanda Express for their trips to and from the airport.