Marquard & Bahls Supervisory Board Chairman to Step Down for Age in February 2017
Daniel Weisser, Member of the Supervisory Board of Marquard & Bahls since the beginning of 2015 and previously employed in management positions in the company, will succeed the 69-year-old as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. The renewed filling of this key position with a family member ensures the continuation of the company in its present form.
Hellmuth Weisser joined the family company, which was founded by his father, in 1971. He took over management of the company in 1981, a position he held until transferring to the Supervisory Board. Under his leadership, the family company became an internationally-active Group which now has some 8,700 employees in 40 countries.
Marquard & Bahls AG is a Hamburg-based family-owned 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, upstream services, renewable energies, carbon trading, fuel analysis and gas supply. Through its subsidiaries, Marquard & Bahls has a presence in 40 countries in Europe, America, Asia and Africa and employs around 8,700 people.