There’s a fresh breeze in the management at PTV Transport Consult

Staff news: Ilona Lange named Financial Director

Karlsruhe, 02.07.18. Expert consulting in the mobility sector is the speciality of PTV Transport Consult GmbH. Thanks to an increasing number of project orders, the consulting company is on a growth course. On 01 July 2018, Ilona Lange will assume the post of Financial Director in order to continue advancing financial processes and cooperation agreements strategically. She will lead the company together with Thomas Ferrero, who has been Managing Director since 2015. Michel Zweers, who previously served as second Managing Director, is leaving the management.

Thomas Ferrero explains: “With this move, we are strengthening the commercial orientation of our management. We have been pursuing this goal consistently since the introduction of our new parent company Porsche Automobil Holding SE in order to be well-prepared in the future for the increased requirements concerning our financial processes and to maintain our growth course. We are very pleased that we were able to promote Ilona Lange from our own ranks.

In the future, Ilona Lange will focus much more on strategic topics such as financial processes and cooperation agreements. Her goal is to advance project controlling and further enhance the reporting systems.

Ilona Lange has been working for the mobility consultants for five years and has been responsible for project controlling and the finance division for PTV Transport Consult. Previously, she gained significant project controlling experience working at an engineering office for industrial systems and large construction sites and at a software provider to the automobile industry.

Expertise in all questions of mobility

PTV Transport Consult GmbH was established in 2013 as an independent company of the PTV Group and today is one of the leading consulting companies in the mobility sector. This is confirmed by the “Best Consultant” award from Brand Eins and Statista in the field of transport, traffic and logistics. Transport Consult provides sustainable and future-oriented concepts in transport and infrastructure projects and also advises on questions of air purity, road safety, Mobility 4.0 and commercial transport.

The PTV Group is active around the world as an independent corporate group; in September 2017, it became part of Porsche Automobil Holding SE.


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PTV. The Mind of Movement

PTV Group takes a holistic approach that integrates all aspects of traffic, transport and logistics to create and promote sustainable mobility. Recognised as global market leader, PTV develops intelligent software solutions for transport logistics, traffic planning and traffic management. Thus cities, companies and people save time and money, enhance road safety and minimise the impact on the environment. Based on its unique expertise in every facet of mobility, PTV ensures that people and goods arrive at their destinations safe and sound, and on time.

More than 2,500 cities deploy PTV products. Trips and routes for over one million vehicles are planned with our software. The European transport model, which encompasses all passenger transport and freight movements in Europe, is developed using PTV software. We currently have more than 800 colleagues worldwide committed to driving the high performance of our products. PTV’s headquarters, located in the heart of the Karlsruhe technology region, house the company’s centre of development and innovation. From here, PTV plans and optimises everything that moves people and goods worldwide – it's the central idea which has accompanied the Group since its foundation in 1979.

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Management board of PTV Transport Consult: Ilona Lange and Thomas Ferrero


Ilona Lange and Thomas Ferrero


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