THE SUPERVISORY BOARD

A high-caliber Supervisory Board with profound expertise in the fields of economics, commerce, law and human resources coupled with many years of experience provides advice and counsel to the Hawesko Management Board.

DETLEV MEYER, CHAIRMAN OF THE SUPERVISORY BOARD

Managing director of Tocos Beteiligungs GmbH, Hamburg

Member of the following statutory supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:
Closed Holding GmbH, Hamburg

Detlev Meyer, born 1953, has many years of extensive experience as a successful entrepreneur in the retail and omnichannel sectors, including the domestic and international development of the Street One and CECIL fashion brands he co-founded, and whose brand identity was enhanced by franchise stores in Germany and abroad in the 1990s. Since the sale of his share of these companies in 2004 he has dedicated himself to the wine business. Mr. Meyer owns a German vineyard and is one of four entrepreneurial investors in the private equity fund Genui. Via Tocos Beteiligungs GmbH in Hamburg, he has been a major shareholder since 2005 and the majority shareholder of Hawesko Holding AG since 2015.

THOMAS R. FISCHER, DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Mr. Fischer is the spokesman of the board of directors of Marcard, Stein & Co AG, Hamburg, and the managing director of Marcard Family Office Treuhand GmbH, Hamburg.

He is also a member of the following statutory supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:
- Hannover 96 GmbH & Co. KGaA in Hannover

- WARBURG INVEST AG, Hannover and

- WARBURG INVEST Kapitalanlagengesellschaft mbH in Hamburg.

Thomas R. Fischer, born 1962, has worked in the banking sector since 1989. He began his career in financial controlling and accounting at Vereins- und Westbank in Hamburg. In 1992 he joined the private bank Marcard, Stein & Co in Hamburg as the Head of Accounting, Organization and Banking Operations, where, initially as a member of the executive management and since 2007 as the spokesman of the board of directors of Marcard, Stein & Co AG, he has played a key role in shaping the fortunes of the venerable private bank which focuses on the Family Office segment. In this capacity, Mr. Fischer maintains a business relationship with Tocos Beteiligung GmbH (the majority shareholder of Hawesko Holding AG) and with Detlev Meyer (supervisory board chairman of Hawesko Holding AG).

DR JÖRG HAAS

Dr. Haas is the chairman of the board of HW Partners AG in Bonn, the managing partner of the BonnVisio Group and of the Invite Group, both in Bonn.

He is also a member of the following statutory supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises:
- Digitaler Hub Region Bonn AG, Bonn
- Hypatos GmbH, Berlin
- Vice President of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg Chamber of Industry and Commerce

Dr. Jörg Haas, born 1963, holds a doctorate in business information systems. In 1990 he co-founded Technologiegesellschaft für Klinikinformationssysteme GWI AG in Bonn. Following its sale to the Agfa Group in 2005, he became the Head of IT Healthcare at Agfa HealthCare GmbH in Bonn. Since 2002 he has been a partner and chairman of the board of the Bonn-based corporate group HW Partners AG, the owner and managing director of the BonnVisio Real Estate Group in Bonn, which he co-founded, and since 2008 of the Invite Group, an operating company for hotels and restaurants, likewise in Bonn. Dr. Haas has many years of experience in the areas of technology and software companies, premium real estate, hotels and restaurants and entrepreneurial investments.

PROF. DR. ING. WOLFGANG REITZLE

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Reitzle is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Continental AG and was Chairman of the Board of Directors of Linde plc until the end of February 2022. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Axel Springer SE and a member of the Board of Directors of Ivoclar Vivadent AG.

Prof. Dr Wolfgang Reitzle, born in 1949, studied mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Munich, where he received his doctorate in 1974. Parallel to his doctorate, he completed a second degree in labour and economic sciences (degree: Diplom-Wirtschaftsingenieur). In 2005, he was appointed honorary professor by the Faculty of Economics at the Technical University of Munich.

From 1976 to 1999, Prof. Dr. Reitzle held various management positions at BMW AG, Munich, from 1987 as a member of the Board of Management with responsibility for Research and Development. In 1994, Prof. Dr. Reitzle also assumed responsibility for Purchasing and in 1997 for Sales and Marketing. From 1999 to 2002, Prof. Reitzle worked for Ford Motor Company. As Group Vice President and Group Chairman and CEO he was responsible for the Premier Automotive Group (with the brands Aston Martin, Jaguar, Land Rover, Lincoln and Volvo), London. At the same time, he was Chairman of Jaguar Cars Ltd. and of Volvo Cars. In May 2002, he joined the Executive Board of Linde AG, Wiesbaden. From January 2003 to May 2014, Prof. Reitzle served as Chairman of the Executive Board.

WILHELM WEIL

Director of the Robert Weil Winery, Kiedrich

After completing his studies in oenology as well as business administration and market economics with a degree in engineering, Wilhelm Weil, born 1963, is a leading winemaker in the fourth generation. Since 1987 he has been the director of the award-winning Robert Weil winery in Kiedrich (Rheingau). He has many years of experience in the wine markets in Germany as well as in 30 different exporting countries, as well as a comprehensive knowledge of all of the major aspects of production, marketing and sale of premium wines. Wilhelm Weil is globally networked with numerous winemakers, customers and industry representatives. He is the chairman of the Verband Deutscher Prädikats- und Qualitätsweingüter e.V. (VDP) (Association of German Prädikat Wine Estates) for the Rheingau region and vice president of VDP.Germany.

KIM-EVA WEMPE

Ms. Wempe is the personally liable and managing partner of Gerhard D. Wempe GmbH & Co. KG in Hamburg.

Born in Hamburg in 1962 and the holder of a degree in business administration, Kim-Eva Wempe completed several traineeships abroad at companies including Rolex, Patek Philippe and Cartier before joining Gerhard D. Wempe GmbH & Co. KG in 1984, initially focusing on purchasing and scheduling, personnel development, marketing and public relations. She has been one of the two personally liable partners since 1994. In 2003, Kim-Eva Wempe took over operations management of the venerable family-owned company in the fourth generation and expanded its portfolio to include additional high-quality production sites in Germany. In 2007 she was named the “Hamburg Entrepreneur of the Year”. She has been a member of the advisory board of the regional headquarters of the Deutsche Bundesbank for Hamburg, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania and Schleswig-Holstein since 2014.

 

 

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