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Sirka Hintze new CFO in the Leschaco Group

Bremen | March 2020: With effect from April 1, 2020 Sirka Hintze is appointed as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Leschaco Group. She joined the Group as Incoming CFO on September 1, 2019.

Since October 2014, Rainer Barthel has held the position of CFO. He will retire at the end of this year and until then will work on projects and support Sirka Hintze in her new function. The Management Board of the Leschaco Group thanks Rainer Barthel for his many years of competent and successful work in the group, which he joined in 1996.

"With Sirka Hintze we have gained an experienced financial expert for the Management Board of the Leschaco Group, who has already made important contributions in her role as Incoming CFO in the past months. I am very pleased about her joining our Management Board and I am convinced that Sirka Hintze will contribute to the successful development of the group of companies as CFO", says Jörg Conrad, owner and CEO of the Leschaco Group.

Sirka Hintze was born in 1976 in Stralsund, Germany. She is a financial expert with over 20 years of professional experience. After studying business administration, Sirka Hintze worked at HSH Nordbank AG for 10 years. She then moved to Reply S.p.A. Xuccess GmbH and later to VTG AG, as Head of the Financing and Treasury department. Prior to joining Leschaco, Sirka Hintze worked as Head of Finance North America at Marquard & Bahls AG in Houston, USA.

Company information: The Leschaco Group is a traditional, owner-managed logistics service provider and offers intercontinental logistics solutions for sea and air freight as well as contract logistics and tank container operation. As proven partner for leading companies in plant construction and mechanical engineering, automotive, chemical and related industries, producers of consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. Leschaco offers comprehensive logistics solutions from one single source. Our globally standardised IT–environment guarantees the required high process transparency. The company was founded under the name of Lexzau, Scharbau by Wilhelm Lexzau and Julius Scharbau in Hamburg in 1879. Today the group comprises 72 own offices, employing around 2,500 people in more than 22 countries worldwide. This network is supported by a carefully selected network of agents. The operating owner Jörg Conrad insists on a sustainable business development. The companies' headquarters are in Bremen.

The Board of Management of the Leschaco Gorup (fltr: COO Oliver Oestreich, CFO Sirka Hintze, Owner and CEO Jörg Conrad, CIO Constantin Conrad)