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July 12, 2018

Dr. Margarete Haase Elected to the Marquard & Bahls Supervisory Board with Effect from August 1, 2018

Dr. Margarete Haase will chair the audit committee of the Supervisory Board and will have a key role in monitoring the effectiveness of Marquard & Bahls Group’s financial reporting, systems of internal control and integrity of the audit processes.  

At the same time, Supervisory Board Member Wim Lokhorst will withdraw at his own will. Wim Lokhorst was the Managing Director of Oiltanking for more than 10 years and was responsible for its international expansion. In 2003 Wim Lokhorst was then appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Marquard & Bahls. In 2011 he retired and joined the Marquard & Bahls Supervisory Board and was a member since then. 

Dr. Daniel Weisser, Chairman of the Supervisory Board says: “My deepest thanks go to Wim Lokhorst for his outstanding work in the Supervisory Board and his great passion for the company. It’s sad to see him go but I fully respect his decision to step down. At the same time, I am very happy to welcome Dr. Margarete Haase to the Supervisory Board. With her outstanding expertise and deep financial and controlling knowledge, a strong commercial understanding and Supervisory Board expertise, she is exceptionally suited to chair the audit committee.”

Dr. Margarete Haase looks back at a very successful international career for more than 30 years. She previously worked for Daimler in various top management positions and as Board member for Daimler Financial Services. Following that position, she was the Chief Financial Officer for Deutz, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative drive systems.

Marquard & Bahls AG is a Hamburg-based company that operates in the fields of energy supply, trading and logistics. Its core lines of business include trading, tank storage logistics and aviation fuelling. Furthermore, the company is active in dry bulk handling, biogas, carbon trading, fuel analysis and energy services. Through its subsidiaries, Marquard & Bahls has a presence in 36 countries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa and employs more than 7,700 people.

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