The BLG Board of Management
Our Board of Management is responsible for running the company and represents our corporation in dealings with third parties. The Board consists of six members and, in the interests of the company as well as the stakeholder approach, is bound to the goal of sustainably increasing the enterprise value.
In November 2020, the Board of Management gained equal male-female representation. It is now among the top listed German companies in terms of the share of women in Management and Supervisory Board positions.
Frank Dreeke (born in 1959) has more than three decades of global managerial experience in the port and logistics industries. He was appointed to the Board of Management by the Supervisory Board at the beginning of 2013 and took the Chair on June 1. His other areas of responsibility include corporate strategy, communications, transport policy, IT, sustainability and digitalization, compliance and auditing. Until October 1, 2021, he will also assume responsibility for the Contract Logistics Division.
Michael Blach (born in 1964) is an internationally-experienced port and shipping manager, most recently as Vice President of Key Client Management at the A.P. MØller-Maersk Group. He has been a member of the Board of Management since June 1, 2013, and has been responsible for the Container division since January 1, 2017. Furthermore, he is Chairman of the Group Management Board of EUROGATE.
Andrea Eck (born in 1963) draws on years of experience in the German automotive industry. During her time at Volkswagen AG, she held various posts. She was the Plant Logistics Manager at the Emden plant and later headed the Vehicle Logistics department at Volkswagen Konzernlogistik GmbH. Since January 1, 2017, she has been responsible for the Automobile division as a member of the Board of Management.
Following executive management roles at international companies, Christine Hein (born in 1967) brings to the table solid knowledge and experience, especially in finance / accounting, risk management and M&A. For 17 years, she worked in various departments and companies within the French oil group Total. On November 1, 2020 she joined the Board of Management as CFO.
Ulrike Riedel (born in 1972) draws on many years of experience as a Labor Relations Director. From 1999, she worked in various functions for the airport company Flughafen Hamburg GmbH, before joining Hamburger Hochbahn AG in 2009 as Labor Relations Director and Member of the Board of Management. In March 2017, Ulrike Riedel took up her post as Labor Relations Director and member of the group management of EUROGATE, before joining BLG as Labor Relations Director on July 1, 2020.
THE SUPERVISORY BOARD
The Supervisory Board continually supervises the work of the Board of Management as well as advising them. This is based on detailed written and verbal reports from the Board of Management. The members of the Supervisory Board also regularly exchange information and ideas with the Board of Management.
Rules of procedure of the Supervisory Board