HBC has appointed Dr Svenja Richartz as Head of Legal, effective 1 April 2023. Based in Hamburg, she will report directly to Hauke Martinsen, Managing Director at HBC. As Head of Legal, Svenja Richartz will strengthen HBC’s management team to support the strategic direction of the company while ensuring that the HBC Group always acts in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
With more than 17 years of experience in insurance, law, and legal services, she also brings a deep understanding of the legal challenges HBC Group faces as a growing company in a rapidly changing industry. Prior to joining HBC, Dr Svenja Richartz served as Managing Director at Mund & Fester GmbH, where she achieved significant success.
“Svenja’s successful track record is simply impressive. Her industry recognition and market knowledge combined with her ability to understand potential risks will be a great asset to HBC. She is an experienced and competent insurance expert who will provide us with valuable support through deep expertise,” says Hauke Martinsen. “We are thrilled to welcome her to our team and look forward to her leadership and expertise in the years to come. Welcome to the HBC team, Svenja!”
Dr Svenja Richartz adds: “I look forward to supporting and positioning HBC in an increasingly complex and challenging legal environment – and to providing advice and guidance to both management and staff on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the HBC Group.”