Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mr. Karl Gernandt is Vice Chairman of the Board at Kuhne Nagel International Ltd. from May 2016. He was Chairman of the Board of Directors at Kuhne Nagel International Ltd. He was Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at the company from May 8, 2013 to August 15, 2013 and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from May 10, 2011. Prior to that, he acted as Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company from 2009. He is also Member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination and Compensation Committee as well as Chairman of the Chairmans Committee at the Company
Age: 56 Chairman Since 2016Gernandt worked for Deutsche Bank AG from 1988 to 1995, where he held positions including that of Assistant to the Spokesman of the Board of Management and to the Chairman of the Supervisory Board as well as functions in international banking in Germany, Asia and the United States. From 1996 to 1999 he worked for the Financial Institution Group of A.T. Kearney GmbH. In 1999 Mr. Gernandt moved to Holcim AG as Chairman of the Board of Management and was at the same time Member of the European Management Team of Holcim Ltd., Switzerland. In March 2007 he became Chief Executive Officer of Holcim Western Europe, based in Brussels. On October 1, 2008 Karl Gernandt was nominated as Chief Executive Officer of Kuehne Holding AG, Schindellegi, and Board Member of the Kuehne Foundation. He is also Managing Director of the KlausMichael Kuehne Foundation in Hamburg. He graduated in Business Administration from Universitaet St.Gallen.