CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
Ulf Holländer joined MPC Capital in early 2000 and was appointed to the Management Board in July 2000, in April 2015 he became CEO. His responsibilities include Infrastructure and Real Estate Netherlands. Previously he held executive positions at the shipping company Hamburg Süd and its subsidiaries in Australia and the US. Ulf Holländer is married and has three children.
Board Member Shipping
Constantin Baack was appointed to the Management Board of MPC Capital AG as CFO in April 2015. He joined MPC Capital in April 2008 and has held various executive positions since then. Previously as managing director of Ahrenkiel Steamship he was responsible for the consolidation of the MPC Group's shipping activities. Mr. Baack holds a Master`s Degree in international business from the University of Sydney. Before joining MPC Capital he worked for Hamburg Süd in Sydney and for one of the Big-4 accounting firms. Constantin Baack is married and has three children.
Dr. Karsten Markwardt
Board Member Legal & Compliance /Real Estate Germany
Dr. Karsten Markwardt joined MPC Capital as General Counsel at the beginning of 2008 and has been a member of the Management Board since April 2018. Next to Legal & Compliance he is responsible for Real Estate Germany. He previously advised the Talkline Group as General Counsel and as an attorney specialized in M&A as well as corporate and capital markets law. Karsten Markwardt trained at Siemens AG in Mannheim and studied business administration at the Stuttgart University of Cooperative Education (Diplom-Betriebswirt BA). He studied law at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität in Heidelberg where he obtained a doctorate. He is married and has three children.
Dr. Philipp Lauenstein
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
Dr. Philipp Lauenstein has been a member of the Management Board of MPC Capital AG since April 2018. He has been with the MPC Group since 2016 and was most recently responsible for the finance department of MPC Container Ships ASA during it's establishment. Philipp Lauenstein holds a doctorate in economics and worked in a management consultancy until he joined the MPC Group.
Dr. Ignace Van Meenen
CSO (Chief Sales Officer)
Dr. Ignace Van Meenen was appointed to the Management Board of MPC Capital AG as CSO in June 2019. He started his investment career at Deutsche Bank in the US and Germany. This was followed by management positions as Finance Director of the energy, real estate and chemicals group RAG (Evonik Industries) and as CFO of RTL Group and DIC Immobiliengruppe. Most recently, Van Meenen was CEO of the Rickmers Group in Hamburg.