HAMBURG : The supervisory board of Hapag-Lloyd AG has agreed to an early extension of the contract of Rolf Habben Jansen, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, until 31 March 2027, while the contract of Mark Frese, the company’s chief financial officer, was also extended by five years, until 30 November 2027.
Rolf Habben Jansen is a member of the executive board of Hapag-Lloyd since 1 April 2014 and he is the company’s CEO since 1 July 2014.
“Rolf Habben Jansen has led Hapag-Lloyd successfully through challenging times. Today Hapag-Lloyd is one of the most profitable companies in the industry. The supervisory board is convinced that the company will continue its profitable growth under the successful leadership of Rolf Habben Jansen,” commented Michael Behrendt, Chairman of the supervisory board of Hapag-Lloyd AG.
Mark Frese was appointed to the executive board of the group on 25 November 2019 and since 1 March 2020, he has been Hapag-Lloyd’s CFO.
“Mark Frese has done an excellent job over the past three years. During his tenure, Hapag-Lloyd has further improved its profitability and optimised its balance sheet structure. It is also due to him that Hapag-Lloyd has a very healthy financial and asset base. This is an important prerequisite for the implementation of the strategic goals,” said Michael Behrendt.