Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has appointed a new member to its Executive Board for the Finance and Real Estate divisions.
Annette Walter takes over as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the European logistics group. Angela Titzrath, whose contract has been extended, remains Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
As CFO, she will be responsible for the Finance and Real Estate divisions. Annette Walter is joining from the Essen-based energy supplier STEAG GmbH, where she was most recently CFO of STEAG Power GmbH.
She began her professional career at Deutsche Bank and HSBC Trinkaus & Burkhardt. In the years that followed, she held a variety of positions within the E.ON Group, including Workstream Lead CEO & CFO, where she was in charge of the innogy SE integration.
In addition, the HHLA Supervisory Board extended CEO Angela Titzrath’s term by five years. She is a member of the HHLA Executive Board since 1 October 2016. On 1 January 2017, she became CEO of the European logistics firm.
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Grube, said: “In recent years, HHLA has successfully transformed itself into an internationally networked logistics group.
“Logistics is facing considerable challenges worldwide, which will also place demands on HHLA. I am delighted that Angela Titzrath is willing to continue to lead HHLA in the coming years. We are very pleased to maintain our cooperation.
“With Annette Walter, a CFO with comprehensive expertise in all key areas for HHLA, particularly when it comes to financing strategy, controlling and M&A, is joining the company. We are convinced that she will contribute these experiences to the benefit of HHLA. The Supervisory Board wishes Angela Titzrath and Annette Walter every success in their responsible tasks.”