Former special representative of the US State Department on Ukraine Kurt Walker on Tuesday, September 1, became an independent member of the Board of Directors of BGS Rail. This was reported by LIGA. Business with reference to the press release.
It is noted that Kurt Walker will also work as an advisor to the chairman and board of directors of the parent company Avia Solutions Group.
The company said Walker’s appointment would help BGS Rail “succeed in developing and implementing growth plans that would increase foreign direct investment and create new jobs in the Ukrainian market.”
BGS Rail is a Ukrainian subsidiary of Lithuanian Baltic Ground Services (BGS) – an international provider of ground handling, aircraft refueling, logistics services ADR, which is part of Avia Solutions Group – the largest aerospace business group in Central and Eastern Europe with 83 offices and production stations.
BGS Rail provides long-term leases of gondola cars, covered cars and grain trucks designed for transportation of coal, ore, gravel, rolled metal, wood, grain, etc. From August 2020, the company also independently manages the fleet of gondola cars.
In 2018, BGS received a license that allows the company to provide rail freight services in Ukraine.
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