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Leschaco Group appoints Ulrich Steenken as new CFO

Bremen, Germany | May 2023: Ulrich Steenken will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the globally active logistics service provider Leschaco, headquartered in Bremen, Germany, with effect from June 01, 2023. With Ulrich Steenken, the company has chosen an internationally experienced financial manager with proven business expertise to complete the Management Board.

After studying business administration at the University of Cologne, Germany, the graduated business economist started his professional career as Commercial Controller at Trans-O-Flex, Weinheim, Germany. He then moved to Kühne & Nagel Inc., New York City, USA, where he assumed responsibility as Regional Controller Latin America. This was followed by key positions in financial management at Rohde & Liesenfeld International GmbH & CO KG, Hamburg, Germany (part of the Geodis Group since 2008) and Paul Günther Logistik AG. Hamburg, Germany. In 2008, he moved to the Geodis Group, an internationally active logistics service provider, where he most recently held the position of CFO at Geodis FF Germany GmbH & Co KG, Hamburg, Germany. Before joining the Leschaco Group, Ulrich Steenken was Managing Director at Confion Consulting GbR.

In his role as CFO, Ulrich Steenken will be responsible for the financial management of the Leschaco Group as a member of the Management Board and will work closely with Constantin Conrad, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Group, to drive the family-owned company's growth plans and achieve its strategic targets.

"We welcome Ulrich Steenken as CFO to Leschaco's Management Board and look forward to working together to achieve our future goals," says Constantin Conrad. "We are convinced that his leadership style, international experience and diverse expertise will be of great value to the growth strategy and success story of our company."

In addition to CEO Constantin Conrad, the members of the Leschaco Group Management Board are Oliver Oestreich (Chief Operating Officer), Nils Fahrenholz (Incoming Chief Operating Officer) and Steffen Küpper (Chief People and Culture Officer). See also:

Leschaco Group announces a number of changes to its Management Board

The Leschaco Group Management Board can be met at the Transport Logistics Trade Fair in Munich from 9 to 12 May 2023, where the company will have its own stand (119/218) in Hall B4.

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 is represented in 24 countries worldwide. This network is supported by a carefully selected network of agents. The company insists on a sustainable business development and its headquarters are in Bremen.