Joachim Schlotfeldt

Chief Personnel and Global Procurement Officer (CPO) of Hapag-Lloyd AG

Joachim Schlotfeldt was born on June 18, 1954 in the North German town of Bordesholm.

Schlotfeldt joined Hapag-Lloyd in 1979. After completing a shipping merchant apprenticeship, he worked in Hamburg as Supervisor of a pool of consortia accounts and later as Executive in the Far East Department. For a decade, he then held a number of positions for Hapag-Lloyd in China/Taiwan, Japan and Singapore mainly in Sales and Marketing before becoming Managing Director of Area Iberia (Spain, Portugal and Africa) in 2002 and, later, of Area North & Central China. From 2007 to 2009, he was responsible for the Region Asia and, from 2009 to 2013, Schlotfeldt was Managing Director of Region Europe. Since 2013, he has once again been Managing Director of Region Asia.

Joachim Schlotfeldt was appointed a member of the Executive Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG in April 2018, as Chief Personnel and Global Procurement Officer (CPO). He is married and has three children.

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