01 February 2024 Press releases

Dr. Alexandra Albrecht-Baba joins Management Board of Haniel

Duisburg, February 1, 2024. The Supervisory Board of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH has appointed Dr. Alexandra Albrecht-Baba to the Management Board with effect from February 1, 2024. In future, the Management Board of the family-owned company will consist of Henk Derksen as CFO and Dr. Alexandra Albrecht-Baba.

The expansion of the management board will take place on an interim basis and is related to a provision in Haniel's charter, according to which the company's management always consists of more than one person. In addition, the selection process for the CEO successor is currently underway. While completing this process with the necessary care and calm the interim appointment will allow Haniel to fully meet the requirements imposed by the charter after former CFO Dr. Florian Funck left the company on January 31, 2024.

"The Supervisory Board would like to thank Dr. Alexandra Albrecht-Baba for her willingness to take on the second management position at Haniel on an interim basis. We look forward to continuing the good cooperation with her," says Maximilian Schwaiger, Chairman of Haniel's Supervisory Board.

Alexandra Albrecht-Baba has been Head of Legal & Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) at Haniel since August 2022. In this role, she is already a member of the Leadership Team that has been supporting CFO Henk Derksen in managing Haniel since his start on October 1, 2023. In addition to her legal expertise, Alexandra Albrecht-Baba has extensive experience in the area of corporate governance, particularly in the establishment and further development of management systems.


Julia Heitmann

Head of Communications