Management structure

As a German stock corporation (Aktiengesellschaft), HHLA has a dual structure consisting of an Executive Board and a Supervisory Board. The Executive Board manages the company on its own responsibility. The Supervisory Board appoints and advises the members of the Executive Board and monitors the Executive Board’s work. In the 2018 financial year, the Executive Board of HHLA comprised four members, whose areas of
responsibility are defined by their specific tasks and operating segments. The HHLA Executive Board is jointly responsible for the Container segment. Torben Seebold will be appointed as a member of the Executive Board as of 1 April 2019. He succeeds Heinz Brandt, who will leave the Executive Board as of 31 March 2019.

The Supervisory Board of HHLA has twelve members in all, with six representing the shareholders and six representing the employees.  Notes to the consolidated financial statements, no. 49 Board members and mandates

Organisational structure

Organisational structure

Supervisory Board

Executive Board

Angela Titzrath Chairwoman of the Executive Board

Corporate development
Corporate communications
Container sales
Intermodal segment
Logistics segment

Heinz Brandt Chief Human Resources Officer

Human resources
Purchasing and materials management
Health and safety in the workplace
Legal and insurance

Jens Hansen Chief Operating Officer

Container operations
Container engineering
Information systems

Dr. Roland Lappin Chief Financial Officer

Finance and controlling (including organisation)
Investor relations
Internal audit
Real Estate segment