Supervisory Board

Michael Behrendt

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Hapag-Lloyd AG, 
Hamburg, Germany

Chairman since: December 2014

Date of birth: 19 June 1951

Residence: List/Sylt, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2014 Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2002-2014 Chief Executive Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2004-2008 Member of the Executive Board, TUI AG
  • 1999-2003 Chief Executive Officer, VTG-Lehnkering AG
  • 1999-2001 Member of the Executive Board, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1998-1999 Vice Chairman of the Executive Board, VTG-Lehnkering AG
  • 1984-1998 VTG Vereinigte Transport- und Tanklager GmbH (from 1994 Managing Director)

Education:

  • University of Hamburg, Law
    Final degree: Second state examination (Assessorexamen)

Memberships on other statutory domestic supervisory boards:

  • Barmenia Group
    Barmenia Versicherungen a.G. – Deputy Chairman
    Barmenia Allgemeine Versicherungs-AG – Deputy Chairman
    Barmenia Krankenversicherung AG – Deputy Chairman
    Barmenia Lebensversicherung a.G. – Deputy Chairman
  • Exxon Mobil Central Europe Holding GmbH – Board Member 
  • MAN Energy Solutions SE – Board Member
  • MAN Truck & Bus SE – Board Member

Klaus Schroeter  

Deputy Chairman

Tariff Coordinator in the tariff secretary for additional services

ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft, Bundesverwaltung,
Berlin, Germany

Member since: June 2016 (Deputy Chairman since: November 2018)

Date of birth: 18 May 1959

Residence: Lychen, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2022 Tariff Coordinator in the tariff secretary for additional services, ver.di Germany
  • 2020-2021 Tariff Coordinator, Federal Divsion Transport and Division Special Services, ver.di Germany
  • 2016-2020 Tariff Coordinator, Federal Division Transport, ver.di Germany
  • 2014-2016 Head of the Shipping Section as well as Head of the Office of International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), ver.di Germany
  • 2008-2013 Executive Secretary of Food, Beverages and Catering Union (NGG)
  • 2004-2008 Head of the tariff department of the NGG
  • 1991-2004 Head of the Hotel and Restaurant Industry Divison in the national headquarters of the NGG
  • 1990-1991 Managing Director of the NGG branch in Halle/Saale
  • 1987-1990 Union Secretary for Training of the NGG branch in Hanover

Education:

Final degree: Social scientist (Diplom)

1981-1986 Leibniz University of Hanover, Political, Social and Psychologic Science Studies

1979 Abitur (Graduation from High School)

Oscar Eduardo Hasbún Martínez

Second Deputy Chairman

Chief Executive Officer, Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A.,
Santiago de Chile, Chile

Member since: December 2014

Date of birth: 23 February 1969

Residence: Santiago de Chile, Chile

Professional career:

  • Since 2011 Chief Executive Officer, Compañía Sudamericana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV), Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • 2002-2011 Chief Executive Officer, EXCELSA
  • 1998-2002 Managing Director/Executive Board member, MICHELIN Chile/Bolivia

Education:

  • 1989-1993 Business Administration Studies, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Membership of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • SM-SAAM S.A. (Chile) – Chairman
  • Nexans S.A. (France) – Chairman of the Strategy Committee, Board Member 
  • Invexans S.A. (Chile) – Board Member 

Further material functions apart from the membership on the Hapag-Lloyd AG Supervisory Board: 

  • CSAV Germany Container Holding – Managing Director
  • Baru Offshore de Mexico S.A.P.I. de C.V. – Board Member 
  • EOP Crew Management de Mexico S.A. de C.V. – Board Member 
  • SAAM Towage Colombia S.A.S. – Board Member 
  • lntertug Mexico S.A. de C.V. – Board Member 

Felix Albrecht

Chairman of the Maritime Works Council

Hapag-Lloyd AG, 
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: March 2019

Date of birth: 14 August 1987

Residence: Prisdorf, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2018 Chairman of the Maritime Works Council, Hapag-Lloyd
  • Since 2017 Second Engineer Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2014-2017 Engineer of the Watch, Hapag-Lloyd AG

Education: 

  • Fachhochschule Flensburg: Marine Engineering
  • Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Turqi Alnowaiser

Deputy Governor and Head of International Investments

Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Member since: February 2018

Date of birth: 10 February 1977

City / Country of residence: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Professional career:

  • Since 2021 Deputy Governor and Head of International Investments,Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2016-2021 Head of International Investments, Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2015-2016 Senior Adviser, Public Investment Fund of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 2014-2015 Head of Asset Management, Saudi Fransi Capital
  • 2013-2014 Deputy Head of Asset Management, Saudi Fransi Capital
  • 2011-2013 Head of Product Development, Saudi Fransi Capital
  • 2008-2011 Senior Associate, Morgan Stanley
  • 2007-2008 Mutual Funds Specialist, Capital Market Authority
  • 2004-2007 Senior Credit Analyst, Saudi Industrial Development Fund

Education:

  • 2001-2003 MBA, University of San Francisco 
  • 1995-1999 BA, International Business, King Saud University 

Membership of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • Lucid Motors – Chairman 
  • Saudi Information Technology Company (SITCO) – Board Member
  • Sanabil Investments – Board Member
  • Manara Minerals Investment Company – Chairman 
  • Azimut-Benetti S.p.A. – Board Member
  • King Saudi University – Board Member
  • Uber Technologies, Inc. – Board Member

H.E. Sheikh Ali Bin Jassim Al-Thani

Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer

Qatar Investment Authority, 
Doha, Qatar

Member since: May 2017

Date of birth: 31 December 1960

Residence: Doha, Qatar

Professional career:

  • Since 2007 Advisor to the Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Investment Authority, Doha, Qatar
  • 2001-2007 Head of Direct Investments, Supreme Council for Economic Affairs and Investments, Doha, Qatar
  • 1984-2001 Ministry of Finance, Qatar
    1984-1985 Senior Analyst
    1985-1989 Supervisor of foreign investments
    1990-2001 Assistant to General Manager for Direct Investments, Investment Department

Education:

  • 1983 Bachelor of Science in political economics,
    Portland State University, USA

Membership of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • SCI Elysees 26 – Board Member 
  • Al Rayan Bank – Board Member 
  • Qatar Insurance and Re-Insurance Co. – Board Member 
  • Libyan Qatari Bank – Deputy Chairman 

Karl Gernandt

Chairman of the Audit Committee

Chairman of the Board of Directors

Kühne Holding AG, 
Schindellegi, Switzerland

Member since: March 2009

Date of birth: 21 July 1960

Residence: Hamburg, Germany

Professional career:

  • Kühne Holding AG:
    2008 Delegate of the Board
    2016 Executive Chairman
    2024 Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Kühne + Nagel International AG:
    2008-2011 Delegate of the Board
    2011-2016 Executive Chairman
    Since 2016 Vice Chairman, Schindellegi, Switzerland
  • 2007-2008 Chief Executive Officer, Holcim Western Europe, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1999-2007 initially Chief Finance Officer, from 2000 Chief Executive Officer Holcim (Deutschland) AG
  • 1997-1999 A.T. Kearney GmbH
  • 1988-1996 Deutsche Bank AG, Corporate und Retail Banking, Germany, Asia, USA

Education:

  • University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
    Final degree: Master in Business Administration

Membership of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • Kühne + Nagel International AG, Switzerland – Deputy Chairman
  • Kühne Holding AG, Switzerland – President/Chairman
  • Kühne & Nagel (AG & Co.) KG – Chairman
  • Kühne & Nagel AG, Luxembourg – Chairman
  • Kühne Real Estate AG – Chairman
  • Signa Prime Selection AG – Board Member 
  • Deutsche Lufthansa AG – Board Member 

Peter Graeser

Maritime workers council

Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: November 2023

Date of birth: 28 May 1960

Residence: Halsbrücke, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 1991 Employee in the marine sector, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1978-1990 Employee in the marine sector, DSR

Education:

  • 1976-1978 Seaman of the merchant shipping industry    

Annabell Kröger

Commercial clerk

Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: June 2017

Date of birth: 25 March 1965

Residence: Bönningstedt, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2022 Project Manager Cash Management, Treasury & Finance, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2006-2022 Senior Manager Cash Management, Treasury & Finance, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2001-2006 Cash Management, Treasury & Finance, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1991-2001 FX & Money-market, Treasury & Finance, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1989-1991 Finance planning, Treasury & Finance, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1983-1989 Bank clerk, Vereins- und Westbank (today‘s Unicredit)

Education:

  • 1996 Examination for instructor qualification
  • 1981-1983 Apprenticeship for bank clerks

Silke Lehmköster

Senior Director Fleet Management

Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: September 2022

Date of birth: 30 June 1986

Residence: Hamburg, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2022 Senior Director Fleet Management, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2020-2022 Senior Director Marine Human Resources, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2018-2020 Master, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2012-2018 Chief Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2010-2012 Navigational Watchkeeping Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG

Education:

  • 2019-2021 Postgraduate Diploma in International Maritime Law, World Maritime University (WMU) in London, U.K.
  • 2007-2010 Diplom Wirtschaftsingenieur für Seeverkehr, HS Bremen, Germany

Martina Neumann

Works Councillor

Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: July 2023

Date of birth: 10 October 1960

Residence: Seevetal, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since August 2018 full-time works councillor
  • Since the early 1990s Member of the Hamburg Works Council
  • Since November 1982 employed in the following areas of Hapag-Lloyd AG, among others: Freight Forwarding, Transport and Equipment Planning, Through Freight, Ship Management and until July 2018 in Equipment Management of Region Europe

Education:

  • 1992 Degree in transport management (focus: shipping)
  • 1980-1982 Apprenticeship as a freight forwarding agent

Sabine Nieswand

Chairwoman of the General Works Council

Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: August 2016

Date of birth: 25 June 1964

Residence: Barsbüttel, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2018 Chairwoman of the General Works Council, Hapag-Lloyd AG 
  • Since 2014 Chairwoman of the Works Council, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2006-2014 Controller Ship Management, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2005-2006 Bookkeeping and Fleet Management, PASSAT Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
  • 2003-2004 Current accounts bookkeeper, DAL Deutsche Afrika Linien GmbH
  • 1998-2003 Credit Controller, Senator Lines GmbH
  • 1989-1998 Commercial clerk and bookkeeper, Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.)
  • 1987-1989 Administrative clerk, Reedereigemeinschaft Forschungsschifffahrt GmbH, Bremen und Firma Ruprecht & Engeler GmbH
  • 1986-1987 Commercial clerk, AVT Alster-Verwaltungs- und Treuhandgesellschaft mbH

Education:

  • 1984-1986 Legal and notary assistant

Dr. Isabella Niklas

Management Spokeswoman

HGV Hamburger Gesellschaft für Vermögens- und Beteiligungsmanagement mbH,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: June 2020
 

Date of birth: 22 April 1972

City / Country of residence: Hamburg

Professional career:

  • Since 2018 HGV Hamburger Gesellschaft für Vermögens- und Beteiligungsmanagement mbH, Hamburg, Management Spokeswoman
  • 2012-2018 Osborne Clarke Lawyer Tax Consultant and partner, Hamburg, Partner in division renewable energies
  • 2008-2012 WKN Lawyers, Hamburg, Lawyer and founding partner
  • 2006-2008 PwC Legal AG, Hamburg, Lawyer
  • 2004-2006 White & Case LLP, Hamburg, Lawyer
  • 1999-2002 Max-Planck- Institute for Foreign Private and Private International Law, Hamburg, research assistant of Prof. Dr. Jan Kropholler

Education:

  • Law studies at Universität Hamburg; Degree: Dr. jur. 2004

Membership of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • Stromnetz Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg
  • Hamburger Energiewerke GmbH, Hamburg
  • GNH Gasnetz Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg
  • HADAG Seetouristik und Fährdienst AG, Hamburg
  • GMH Gebäudemanagement Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg

Memberships in comparable supervising bodies of German or foreign corporations:

  • Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
  • SBH Schulbau Hamburg, Hamburg
  • Exchange Council of the Hanseatic Stock Exchange Hamburg

José Francisco Pérez Mackenna

Chief Executive Officer

Quiñenco S.A.,
Santiago de Chile, Chile

Member since: December 2014

Date of birth: 16 March 1958

Residence: Santiago de Chile, Chile

Professional career:

  • Since 1998 Chief Executive Officer, Quiñenco S.A., Santiago de Chile, Chile
  • 1990-1998 Chief Executive Officer, Cía. Cervecerías Unidas

Education:

  • 1982 MBA, Booth School of Business University of Chicago, USA
  • 1980 Commercial Engineer, Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

Membership of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • Banchile Corredores de Seguros Limitada – Board Member 
  • Banco de Chile – Board Member 
  • Compañía Cervecerías Unidas S.A. – Board Member 
  • Compañía Cervecerías Unidas Argentina S.A – Board Member 
  • Cervecera CCU Limitada – Board Member 
  • Central Cervecera de Colombia SAS – Board Member 
  • Compañía Pisquera de Chile S.A. – Board Member 
  • Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. – Chairman
  • Embotelladoras Chilenas Unidas S.A – Board Member 
  • Empresa Nacional de Energía ENEX S.A. – Chairman
  • Enex Corporation Ltd. 
  • Enex CL Ltd.
  • Invexans S.A. – Chairman
  • Invexans Ltd. (UK) – Board Member 
  • Inversiones IRSA Limitada – Board Member 
  • Inversiones LQ-SM Limitada – Board Member 
  • Inversiones y Rentas S.A. – Board Member 
  • LQ Inversiones Financieras S.A. – Board Member 
  • Nexans S.A. – Board Member 
  • Sociedad Matríz SAAM S.A. – Board Member 
  • Tech Pack S. A. – Chairman
  • Viña San Pedro Tarapacá S.A. – Board Member 
  • Zona Franca Central Cervecera S.A.S. – Board Member 

Dr. Andreas Rittstieg

Lawyer

Hamburg, Germany

Member since: May 2022

Date of birth: 6 April 1956

Residence: Hamburg, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2022 Member of varoius Supervisory and Administrative Boards
  • 2015-2021 Member of the Management Board responsible for Legal & Compliance, Hubert Burda Media, Munich
  • 2010-2014 Equity partner, GLEISS LUTZ
  • 2000-2010 Founding partner, RITTSTIEG Rechtsanwälte
  • 1987-2000 Equity Partner, Bruckhaus Westrick Heller Löber
  • 1985-1986 Attorney, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker (Los Angeles) and Masuda & Ejiri (Tokyo)

Education:

  • 1982-1984 Legal internship at the Court of Appeals of Hamburg
  • 1980-1981 Legal dissertation (Dr. jur.)
  • 1976-1979 Law studies, Universities of Bochum, Geneva and Bonn        

Memberships of similar domestic and foreign corporate supervisory boards and bodies:

  • Brenntag SE, Essen – Deputy Chairman 
  • Hubert Burda Media Holding Geschäftsführung SE, Munich – Board Member 
  • Kühne Holding AG, Schindellegi, Switzerland  – Board Member
  • Huesker Holding GmbH, Gescher – Advisory Board Member

Further material functions apart from the membership on the Hapag-Lloyd AG Supervisory Board: 

  • Execution of further Supervisory and Administrative Board mandates
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