r2p, a leading provider of intelligent technology systems for the public transport sector, today announced that Flemming Kær has been named Chief Executive Officer. Flemming Kær who has been acting Chief Sales Officer for the group takes over the duties and responsibilities of Ulrik Ortiz Rasmussen. The change in management is effective as of 02.11.2020, on which date the decision was made on a shareholder’s resolution. Ulrik Ortiz Rasmussen’s employment with r2p will conclude in November, but he remains shareholder in the r2p group. With Mr. Kær’s promotion to group CEO, co-founders Søren Jessen and René Seliger take over the roles of Managing Directors of r2p GmbH with joint responsibility.
Building on the Accomplishments
Flemming Kær is eager to build on the accomplishments of Ulrik Ortiz Rasmussen. Together with Henrik Nielsen, Group Chief Financial Officer, r2p’s management will continue to grow the group with the same commitment as Mr. Rasmussen has done in the past 11 years. Mr. Kær commented "I would like to thank Ulrik for what he has done for the r2p group and for me personally over the years, His hard work, integrity and entrepreneurial mindset has been an inspiration for all r2p employees, and his vision will remain part of r2p’s DNA in the years to come.”
Flemming Kær looks forward to following the footsteps of Ulrik Ortiz Rasmussen together with the management team out of headquarters in Flensburg. “With Søren Jessen and René Seliger, we have an experienced leadership team in Flensburg, with the skillset and mindset to continue growing the company’s position as a leading global supplier of an integrated ITS platform for public transportation”, the newly appointed group CEO adds.
The r2p Group enables Smart City Transportation by designing and developing intelligent technology systems with the highest quality standards for the mobile transport sector: CCTV, Automatic Passenger Counting, Passenger Information Systems and network audio solutions with real-time data transfer for rail, road vehicles, as well as solutions for fixed infrastructure like platforms and stations. The rapidly growing r2p Group, headquartered in Flensburg, Germany, operates internationally in 45 countries with competence centres in Australia, Malaysia, Denmark and the United Kingdom. With additional subsidiaries and sales offices in Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Brazil, r2p takes pride in being a truly global company. As of July 2018, HQ Equita acquired r2p to build a leading player in the fast-growing market for intelligent and safe digital public transport solutions.