Dr Axel Schroeder has worked for the MPC Group in Germany and abroad since 1990. Since inception in 1994 he is actively involved in developing the skills of the company. He became Chairman of the Management Board in 1999 and took MPC Capital AG public in September 2000. Since 1996, he has been Managing Partner of MPC Holding, a main shareholder of MPC Capital AG. Dr Axel Schroeder was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board in April 2015.
Joachim Ludwig is member of the board at Ferrostaal AG (today: Ferrostaal GmbH). Since joining in 2007 he was in executive positions for various companies of the Ferrostaal Group. Previous to his board membership he was managing director of MAN Ferrostaal Piping Supply GmbH und Senior Vice President of the Ferrostaal AG. Joachim Ludwig was appointed to the supervisory board of MPC Capital AG in April 2015.
On the general shareholder meeting on June 21th 2016 in Hamburg, Germany, Dr. Vespermann has been appointed and elected as new member of the supervisory board. Dr. Arnt Vespermann is a member of the Executive Board of Hamburg Süd Shipping Company KG. After studying law at the University of Hamburg, he worked first as a lawyer and later as a partner in the law firm Cyrus Makowski in Hamburg. From 2006 to 2008 he was responsible for the management of dry tramp tonnage at Hamburg Süd / Rudolf A. Oetker KG. Since 2009 he has been a member of the Management Board of Hamburg Süd.