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Back Member Anne-Catherine Berner

Anne-Catherine Berner has been a Member of the Board of Directors of Kuehne+Nagel International AG since May 2024.


Anne-Catherine Berner – Member
Board of Directors
Swiss/Finnish, 1964

Mrs. Berner's career is deeply rooted in Vallila Interior AB, a family-owned interior design company. She joined the company in 1986 and became Chief Executive Officer and Chairwoman of the Board in 1989, steering its growth until 2012.

Besides her career as an executive business professional, she served as Minister for Transport and Communications from 2015 to 2019, representing the Center Party within the Finnish government. Simultaneously, she maintained a presence in the international business arena, contributing her expertise as a board member and Chairwoman in several industries, such as forestry and paper, insurance, and building materials.

Currently, Mrs. Berner holds Board roles in several entities. She serves as a board member at SEB AB, a public Nordic financial services group. Since 2022, she has chaired the Advisory Board of Getec Energie Holding GmbH in Germany, a notable player in energy services. Additionally, she joined the Board of Medicover AB in 2022, focusing on healthcare and diagnostic services primarily in Central and Eastern Europe. Also, she is currently the Chairwoman of the Board of the Foundation for Children's trauma hospital and institution Nadija sr, in Helsinki. 

On the academic side, Mrs. Anne-Catherine Berner holds a Master of Science Degree in Business Administration and Economics, from the Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.

Positions held within the Kuehne+Nagel Group

  • May 2024 – today: Member of the Board of Directors elected until the Annual General Meeting 2025