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As a specialist in technology, Hauke Stars has been Member of the Board of Directors since May 2016 and Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee since May 2019.

Hauke Stars – Member
Board of Directors
German, 1967

After graduating in computer science and engineering from Otto von-Guericke University in Magdeburg and obtaining a MSc by research in Engineering from University of Warwick, Coventry, Hauke Stars started her professional career in 1992 at Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Guetersloh, working in various fields of information technology. 

In 1998, she joined ThyssenKrupp AG and became a member of the Management Board of the technology company Triaton GmbH in 2000. With the sale of Triaton GmbH to Hewlett Packard in 2004, she continued her career there. In 2004, she joined Hewlett Packard Netherlands B.V., Utrecht, as a member of the Country Management Board. From 2007 to 2012, she led Hewlett Packard Switzerland GmbH, Zurich, as CEO and Managing Director. From 2012 to 2020, she was a member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Boerse AG, Frankfurt, where she was responsible for technology, the cash market business and HR (Labour Director). Since February 2022 she is member of the Executive Board of Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg, where she is responsible for information technology and organisation. During her career, Hauke Stars has been working on various supervisory boards. Among others, she was a member of the supervisory boards of GfK SE from 2009 to 2016, Kloeckner & Co SE from 2011 to 2016, Eurex Exchange from 2013 to 2020, Clearstream from 2013 to 2020 and Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA from 2016 to 2022.

Other significant activities: Member of the Board of Directors of Audi AG, Porsche AG, Cariad SE, PowerCO SE (all Group companies of Volkswagen AG); member of the Board of Directors of RWE AG.

Positions held within the Kuehne+Nagel Group

  • May 2016 – today: Member of the Board of Directors elected until the Annual General Meeting 2025
  • May 2019 – today: Member of the Nomination and Compensation Committee elected until the Annual General Meeting 2024