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New Member of the Management Board: Johannes Schmidt

Johannes Schmidt joins the HBC management team as COO on 1 April 2024

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Johannes Schmidt as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of our company, effective April 1, 2024.

In his capacity as COO, Johannes Schmidt assumes responsibility for overseeing operations within the HBC Group. He plays a pivotal role in steering the strategic direction and sustainable transformation of our business, with a focus on operational excellence, digitalization, and post-merger integration.

Hauke Martinsen, CEO of the HBC Group, expresses his excitement, stating, “We are delighted to welcome Johannes, an immensely experienced manager and recognized market and operations expert, to our team. With his extensive background as a management advisor at EY-Parthenon, Johannes brings in invaluable insights into strategy formulation, operational enhancement, business development, and M&A execution, especially within the insurance and brokerage sectors. His addition to our management cadre perfectly complements our existing team.”
Johannes Schmidt shares his thoughts on his new role, saying, “I am very excited to become part of a strong team at HBC and to contribute to the further success story of the company for our customers, employees, and shareholders.”

Welcome, Johannes