Rickmers Group

Supervisory Board

Dr Lutz R. Ristow

Dr Lutz R. Ristow

Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Dr Lutz R. Ristow has been Member of the Supervisory Board of Rickmers Holding AG since October 2016. In June 2017 he was appointed Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Previously he has been Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of the Bauverein zu Hamburg AG, the GEHAG building society and the TAG Immobilien AG, where he had been CEO before and has been honorary chairman of the Supervisory Board after reaching the age limit. 

Bertram R.C. Rickmers

Bertram R.C. Rickmers

Member of the Supervisory Board

Bertram R.C. Rickmers chaired the Supervisory Board until he resigned in June 2017 and Dr. Lutz R. Ristow was selected as his successor. Bertram R.C. Rickmers is the sole shareholder of Rickmers Holding AG. The Rickmers family has a history of over 180 years in the shipping industry. Bertram R.C.Rickmers has been building our Group since 1982 by establishing MCC Marine Consulting &  Contracting in 1982, the nucleus of the present-day Rickmers Group. With the revitalization of Rickmers Reederei in 1984, the repurchase of Rickmers-Linie from Hapag-Lloyd and its introduction into the Group in 2000, he completed the current shipping and shipmanagement activities of the Rickmers Group. Bertram R.C. Rickmers serves on the Advisory Boards of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG and Mankiewicz Gebr. & Co. (GmbH & Co. KG). Bertram R.C. Rickmers has a degree in economics from the University of Freiburg. 

Jost Hellmann

Jost Hellmann

Member of the Supervisory Board

Jost Hellmann is a law graduate. From 1982 he was responsible for setting up the international branches of the Hellmann Group. Since 1989 he has been Managing Partner for the Osnabrück-based group of companies Hellmann Worldwide Logistics GmbH & Co. KG. Jost Hellmann is a member of various advisory boards.