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Eurostar appoints new CEO

Current Yodel CEO Mike Cooper has been appointed the new CEO of Eurostar.

Mike will succeed Nicolas Petrovic, who leaves to become CEO of Siemens France, on March 12, 2018.

Eurostar shareholders thanked Nicolas Petrovic for his “valued guidance and contribution” during his tenure, which has seen Eurostar introduce a new fleet of trains and extend its reach to new destinations.

Eurostar chair Clare Hollingsworth said: “We are delighted that Mike will be joining Eurostar as CEO as he brings a wealth of expertise to our business.

“With his strong track record of leading a major European transport business across multiple countries and his extensive experience of key consumer travel brands he is perfectly placed to lead the company into its next phase of growth.”

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