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: Hamburg, 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

MAN Group

  • MAN SE
  • MAN Energy Solutions SE
  • MAN Truck & Bus SE

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

  • President „Der Übersee-Club e.V. Hamburg“

Klaus Schroeter  

Deputy Chairman


Tariff Coordinator, Federal Division for Transport, ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft,
Berlin, Germany

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

Date of birth: 18 May 1959

Residence: Lychen, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2016 Tariff Coordinator, Federal Division Transport, ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft (service workers' union), Berlin
  • 2014-2016 Head of the Shipping Section as well as Head of the Office of International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) at the national headquarters of the United Services Union ver.di - Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft
  • 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) 
  • Invexans S.A. (Chile) 

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

  • CSAV Germany Container Holding
  • Florida International Terminal LLC. (USA)
  • San Antonio Terminal Internacional S.A. (Chile)
  • San Vicente Terminal Internacíonal S.A. (Chile)
  • Sociedad Portuaria De Caldera (SPC) S.A. (Costa Rica) 
  • Sociedad Portuaria Granelera De Caldera (SPGC) (Costa Rica) 

Felix Albrecht

Second Engineer Officer,
Chairman of the Maritime Works Council,
Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: March 2019

Date of birth: 14 August 1987

Residence: Elmshorn, 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
  • Noon Investment Company 
  • Sanabil Investments
  • Saudi Information Technology Company (SITCO) 

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 Senior Analyst (1984-1985), Supervisor of foreign investments (1985-1989), Assistant to General Manager for Direct Investments (1990-2001) Investment Department, Ministry of Finance, Qatar

Education:

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

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

  • Al Rayan Bank
  • Libyan Qatari Bank (Deputy Chairman) 
  • Qatar Holding LLC
  • SCI Elysees 26 

Nicola Gehrt

Director
Head of Group Investor Relations
TUI Group, Hanover, Germany

Member since: August 2016

Date of birth: 21 July 1970

Residence: Hannover, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2020 Director, Head of Group Investor Relations, TUI Group
  • 2014-2019 Head of Investor Relations – Continental Europe, Middle East & Asia, TUI Group
  • 2008-2013 Senior Manager Investor Relations, TUI Group
  • 2003-2007 Investor Relations Manager, TUI Group
  • 2001-2002 Head of Investor Relations, IVU Traffic Technologies AG
  • 2000-2001 Head of Investor Relations, CPU Softwarehouse AG
  • 1998-2000 Consultant Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • 1996-1997 Quality Manager and Head of Human Resources, Feria Int. Reisen GmbH Education

Education:

  • 1991-1995 Business Studies (Diplom), Fachhochschule München
  • 1990-1991 Anglistics und Romantics, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität Munich

Memberships on other statutory domestic supervisory boards:

  • TUI Deutschland GmbH 

Karl Gernandt

Executive Chairman Kühne Holding AG,
Schindellegi, Switzerland

Member since: March 2009

Date of birth: 21 July 1960

Residence: Hamburg, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2008 Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Kühne Holding AG Member and Delegate (since 2008), Chairman (2011-2016) and Vice Chairman (since 2016) of the Board of Directors, Kühne + Nagel International AG, 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:

  • Hochgebirgsklinik Davos AG - President
  • 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 Logistics University (Chairman)
  • Kühne Real Estate AG (Chairman)
  • Signa Prime Selection AG (since 23 September 2020)

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

  • Kühne-Stiftung, Schindellegi, Switzerland

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 2006 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

Arnold Lipinski

Head of Fleet Management, Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Hamburg, Germany

Member since: Juni 2001

Date of birth: 20 July 1957

Residence: Ritterhude, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2020 Head of Fleet Management, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2001-2020 Senior Director Marine Personnel, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • Since 2001 Member of the Supervisory Board / Delegate of the managerial staff, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1996-2001 Master, Hapag Lloyd AG
  • 1988-2001 Nautical and technical Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1985-1988 Nautical Officer, Reederei Hartmann

Education:

  • 1981-1985 Studies at Fachhochschule für Nautik in Bremen
    Final degree: Nautical Officer (Diplom)
  • 1989-1991 Ship operation engineering studies in Hamburg
    Final degree: Ship operations technician

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:

  • GMH Facility Management Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg
  • HADAG Seetouristik und Fährdienste AG, Hamburg (Services Marine Tourism and Ferries)
  • Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (Port and Logistics)
  • Stromnetz Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg (Power supply)
  • Wärme Hamburg GmbH, Hamburg (Heat and Power)

Memberships in comparable supervising bodies of German or foreign corporations:

  • SBH Schulbau Hamburg, Hamburg
  • Börsenrat der Hanseatischen Wertpapierbörse Hamburg (since 07.02.2020)

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

  • none

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

Maya Schwiegershausen-Güth

ver.di Germany, Head of Treaty office of the ITF “flag of convenience” campaign, Federal Department of Maritime Economy,
Berlin, Germany

Member since: October 2018

Date of birth: 05 March 1984

Residence: Berlin, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2016 ver.di Germany, Head of Treaty Office of the ITF “flag of convenience” campaign, Federal Department of Maritime Economy
  • 2013-2016 ver.di Germany, tariff coordinator of the federal department of traffic, last held position: trade union secretary in the ports section (today maritime economy)
  • 2007-2012 Part-time work (alongside studying) in the department of education, science and research as well as in the field of professional education for ver.di Germany and later for ver.di North Rhine-Westphalia

Education:

  • Various discipline-specific training courses, held both internally by the trade union and at Harvard Law School and the International Labour Organization
  • Degree (magister artium) in political science, sociology, economic and social history, studied in Germany and France        

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

  • HHLA Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG 

Svea Stawars

Commercial clerk, Hapag-Lloyd AG, Hamburg, Germany

Member since: July 2020

Date of birth: 24 October 1987

Residence: Hamburg, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 2020 Manager vessel planning, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2017-2020 Chief Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 2014-2017 Navigational Watchkeeping Officer, Hapag-Lloyd AG

Education:

  • 2018 Master's License
  • 2014 Bachelor of Science Nautic, Hochschule Emden/Leer, Germany         

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

None

Uwe Zimmermann

Commercial clerk, Hapag-Lloyd AG,
Düsseldorf, Germany

Member since: August 2016

Date of birth: 15 March 1963

Residence: Essen, Germany

Professional career:

  • Since 1998 Manager Finance and Accounting, Hapag-Lloyd AG
  • 1997-1998 Finance and Controlling, Lufthansa City Center LTK
  • 1995-1997 Finance and Accounting, Lufthansa City Center GmbH
  • 1993-1995 BCW Essen
  • 1990-1993 Dynamit Nobel AG
  • 1978-1990 Deutsche Bundespost

Education:

  • 1993-1995 Travel management assistant
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