Diversity increase at German Haniel Group by new corporate staff function

Velina Allerkamp (38) has been appointed Senior Vice President Strategy at Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, effective May 15th, 2019. To ensure a continuous development of a strategy for Haniel and the Group, this function has been newly created as a corporate staff function. In addition to her role as Head Corporate Development at CWS, Velina has already supported the work on the reorientation of the Haniel Group since March 2019.

Velina brings a wealth of experience in portfolio management and strategy development to this new role. She will be responsible for the overarching Haniel strategy process and support the company’s portfolio companies in defining and sharpening their strategic agenda. Thomas Schmidt, incoming Chairman of the Haniel Management Board: “I’m delighted to have Velina join our team. She is the right choice to actively develop and execute a strategy that allows Haniel to meet its ambitious targets.”