Leschaco Group announces CFO appointment

Ulrich Steenken will assume the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at global logistics service provider, Leschaco, headquartered in Bremen, Germany.

In Steenken, the company has chosen an internationally experienced finance manager with proven industry expertise, who thus completes the management board.

After studying business administration at the University of Cologne, Germany, the graduate business economist started his professional career as a commercial controller at Trans-O-Flex, Weinheim, Germany. He then moved to Kuehne & Nagel Inc., New York City, USA, where he assumed responsibility as Regional Controller Latin America.

This was followed by key positions in financial management at Rohde & Liesenfeld International GmbH & CO KG, Hamburg, Germany (part of the Geodis Group since 2008) and Paul Günther Logistik AG. Hamburg, Germany. In 2008 he moved to the Geodis Group, an international logistics service provider, where he most recently held the position of CFO at Geodis FF Germany GmbH & Co KG, Hamburg, Germany. Before joining the Leschaco Group, Ulrich Steenken was the managing director of Confion Consulting GbR.

In his role as CFO, Ulrich Steenken will be responsible for the financial management of the Leschaco Group as a member of the Management Board and will work closely with Constantin Conrad, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the group to drive the growth plans of the family-owned company and the strategic to achieve goals.

“We welcome Ulrich Steenken as CFO on the Leschaco Management Board and look forward to working together to achieve our future goals,” said Conrad.

“We are convinced that his leadership experience and specialist knowledge will be of great value for the growth and success of our company will be.”

In addition to CEO Conrad, members of the Management Board of the Leschaco Group are Oliver Oestreich (Chief Operating Officer), Nils Fahrenholz (Incoming Chief Operating Officer) and Steffen Küpper (Chief People and Culture Officer).

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