August 8, 2007
Executive Board changes at GL
Rainer Schöndube (63), Member of the Executive Board at Germanischer Lloyd AG, will resign from that office and leave the management on September 30, 2007. He will, however, stay affiliated with Germanischer Lloyd as adviser.
Mr Schöndube has been responsible for the commercial field and Industrial Services at Germanischer Lloyd, gives way for a change in the Executive Board.
Joining the Executive Board on September 1 will be Dr Joachim Segatz (42). He will take over the finance division from Schöndube.
Dr Segatz studied Mechanical Engineering with emphasis on aircraft construction and fluid mechanics at the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany. After having received a PhD in physics and chemistry at the University of Heidelberg, Dr Segatz worked as consultant at McKinsey & Company from 1995 to 1998. Since 1998, Dr Segatz has been working in different divisions of Tchibo GmbH. His last assignment was at Tchibo Logistik GmbH, Bremen, as Managing Director.
After Mr Schöndube's retirement the Executive Board will thus consist of Dr Hermann J. Klein, who continues to be responsible for the Maritime Services, and Dr Segatz. Lutz Wittenberg will temporarily take over management of Industrial Services.