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 the co-owner of a wine business as well as 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,
HF Fonds X. Unternehmensbeteiligungs-GmbH in 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
- HWP Beteiligungen 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. IUR. DR. RER. POL. DRES. H.C. FRANZ JÜRGEN SÄCKER

Dr. Säcker, born 1941, is the head of the Institut für Energie- und Regulierungsrecht Berlin e. V. in Berlin.

After his studies in law and economics at the universities of Münster, Cologne, Bonn and Geneva, Franz Jürgen Säcker obtained his doctorate in Cologne and completed post-doctoral work in civil, commercial, business and labor law at the University of Bochum.  He was appointed as a professor for civil, labor and commercial law at the universities of Augsburg, Berlin, Bielefeld, Innsbruck, Hamburg, Kiel and Tübingen, and was a judge at the Cartel Senate of the Berlin Court of Appeal from 1973-1984. From 1992 to 1994 he was a consultant to the Treuhandanstalt, and from 1998 to 2001 an expert for legislative consulting in the fields of cartel and corporate group law in Hanoi and Jakarta at Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GTZ), an agency that focused on technical development. He is a recipient of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany and a member of the advisory board of the Scientific Institute for Infrastructure and Communications Services (Wissenschaftlichen Institut für Infrastruktur und Kommunikationsdienste GmbH [WIK]), and headed the Institute for Energy and Regulatory Law Association (Institut für Energie- und Regulierungsrecht Berlin e.V.) in Berlin until 2018.

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 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 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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