Donya-Florence Amer was born on 6 June 1972.
After a banking apprenticeship, she completed the studies of business administration with a focus on finance and HR at the University of Cologne and the University of Berkeley. She is also an alumna of the Singularity University in Palo Alto.
Amer started her career in 1999 at IBM and over the next 17 years took on various national and international leadership positions, including in the areas of digital transformation and business analytics. In 2017, she joined Bosch and worked there for 5 years – first as Executive Vice President and member of the CIO Management Board, and later as co-founder and CEO of Bosch Climate Solutions. Amer has lived and worked in different countries and cultures, including the UK, USA and China. She is a member of the Hansgrohe Innovation Board.
Donya-Florence Amer was appointed to the Executive Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG as of 11 November 2021, and she is Chief Information Officer (CIO) since 1 February 2022. From 1 May 2022 she was additionally appointed Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).