Supervisory Board extends contract of Joachim Schlotfeldt

The Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG has extended the contract of Joachim Schlotfeldt, its Chief Personnel and Global Procurement Officer (CPO), by two years, until 31 March 2023.

Michael Behrendt, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG, said: “Joachim Schlotfeldt has done an excellent job over the past two years. With over 40 years of experience at and with Hapag-Lloyd both in Germany and abroad, he enjoys the full confidence of our employees and management team. The Supervisory Board was unanimous in its view that, especially in challenging times like these, a leader like Joachim Schlotfeldt is needed as an important guarantor of continuity on the Management Board.”

Joachim Schlotfeldt joined Hapag-Lloyd in 1979. Over the course of his career, he has held various positions in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Portugal and, most recently, China. He subsequently served as Managing Director of Region Asia, Region Europe and then Region Asia again. Since 1 April 2018, he has been a member of the Executive Board of Hapag-Lloyd AG.


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With a fleet of 248 modern container ships and a total transport capacity of 1.7 million TEU, Hapag-Lloyd is one of the world's leading liner shipping companies. The Company has around 13,000 employees and 394 offices in 129 countries. Hapag-Lloyd has a container capacity of approximately 2.6 million TEU – including one of the largest and most modern fleets of reefer containers. A total of 122 liner services worldwide ensure fast and reliable connections between more than 600 ports on all the continents. Hapag-Lloyd is one of the leading operators in the Transatlantic, Middle East, Latin America and Intra-America trades.

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