Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) has appointed Angela Titzrath as chairman of its executive board, with her assuming the role on January 1, 2017.
She has been a member of the company’s executive board since October 1, 2016.
Titzrath stated that she is excited to be appointed “in what is a challenging time for HHLA”.
“The world around us is changing fast, and this doesn’t stop at shipping companies, terminal operators and transport logistics companies,” she stated. “HHLA does not just have to comprehend this change, we also have to shape it for the long term.”
After studying economics and romance philology at Ruhr University Bochum, Titzrath worked as the head of operative and strategic controlling at Mercedes-Benz in Rome.
She held several international management positions at the Daimler Group between 1991 and 2012, and also headed up the DaimlerChrysler merger for all services and equity interests.
Most recently, she was on the executive board of EvoBus AG while in 2012, she was appointed to the executive board of Deutsche Post AG.