Hapag-Lloyd appoints new CFO
Hapag-Lloyd said it has named Maarten Henderson as chief financial officer.
Henderson began his career in 1972 at Philips Group, holding various commercial and financial positions, and served as CFO at Philips Kommunikations Industrie AG in Nuremberg from 1993 to 1996. He was then CFO at various international companies, including Dutch telecom KPN N.V. From 2007, interim CFO at the mobile provider debitel AG. From June 2007 he was non-executive chairman at PV Crystalux Solar PLC, which produces semi-finished products for the solar industry.
Roland Kirch, who headed the financial department on an interim basis, will hand over his duties to Henderson and establish a new “development and markets” department at Hapag Lloyd which will cover initially the areas corporate and strategic development, information technology, global business systems and the documentation center. Henderson and Kirch will report directly to Michael Behrendt, chief executive officer.