Port of Hamburg CEO Announces Retirement
At the end of this year Claudia Roller, Chief Executive Officer of Port of Hamburg Marketing Regd. Assn., will be retiring.
From April 1, 2008, Claudia Roller served first as an executive board member of Port of Hamburg Marketing (HHM) and then as CEO. Together with her executive board member colleague Axel Mattern she has successfully lead the marketing organization for the Port of Hamburg with great dedication. With its many varied activities at home and abroad HHM has helped to strengthen the Port of Hamburg’s competitive position.
Claudia Roller is retiring for health reasons. “For me the decision to retire from working life is a difficult one. My tasks and work at HHM have always given me great pleasure, working with so many cooperation partners, in the interest of our member companies in Hamburg’s port economy and in the region,” said Claudia Roller.
Already as from July 1, 2013 Claudia Roller will step down from her position as Chief Executive Officer of the association and will act as consultant until the end of the year. Having trained as a shipping agent, during her career she has gained experience in shipping companies as well as in port business, and intensively faced the challenges of the seaport business and organizing traffic in the hinterland.
HHM will be in the hands of executive board member Axel Mattern as from July 1, 2013. The Supervisory Board of HHM will tackle the question of a successor for Claudia Roller.