Changes in the Management Board of MPC Capital AG

29 March 2018

  • Dr. Karsten Markwardt and Dr. Philipp Lauenstein join Management Board of MPC Capital AG
  • Constantin Baack hands over CFO position and concentrates on Shipping division on the Management Board

HAMBURG, Germany - 29 March 2018 - The Supervisory Board of MPC Capital AG (Deutsche Börse, Scale, ISIN DE000A1TNWJ4) appointed Dr. Karsten Markwardt (49) and Dr. Philipp Lauenstein (28) as new Management Board members of the Company effective April 1, 2018.

Karsten Markwardt, who holds a doctorate in law, has been working for MPC Capital since the beginning of 2008 and fills the newly created position of Legal & Compliance within the Management Board. Philipp Lauenstein, with a doctorate in business administration, joined MPC Capital in 2016 and takes over the position of Chief Financial Officer. The former CFO Constantin Baack (39), who additionally took over the shipping division following the departure of Peter Ganz on December 31, 2017, will henceforth concentrate on the company's maritime activities. The roles of CEO Ulf Holländer (59) and Dr. Roman Rocke (42), responsible for Sales, Real Estate and Infrastructure, remain unchanged.

Dr. Axel Schroeder, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of MPC Capital AG: "With the expansion of the Management Board to five members, we are taking into account the broad positioning of MPC Capital as a diversified asset manager. I am glad that with Karsten Markwardt and Philipp Lauenstein two experienced and clever minds have joined the board of the company."

Ulf Holländer, CEO of MPC Capital AG, adds: "The expansion of the individual asset areas requires a high degree of attention from top management. With the new management structure, we see ourselves well prepared for the challenges ahead. I'm very much looking forward to working closely with the new colleagues."

About MPC Capital AG
MPC Capital AG is an international asset and investment manager for real asset investments. Together with its subsidiaries, the company develops and manages real asset investments and investment products for international institutional investors, family offices and professional investors. Its focus is on the asset categories Real Estate, Shipping and Infrastructure. MPC Capital AG has been quoted on the stock exchange since 2000 and has around 250 employees group-wide.

Stefan Zenker
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