Management Board & Senior Management
Prof. Dr Mark-Ken Erdmann
CFO Rickmers Holding AG
Prof. Dr Mark-Ken Erdmann, born in Tokyo and raised in Asia and Europe, is Chief Financial Officer of the Rickmers Holding AG. Previously he held numerous management positions in the Finance Division of the global media group Bertelsmann, latterly reporting directly to the Bertelsmann Group’s CFO/CEO Dr Thomas
Rabe. After graduating in economics he began his career at Ernst & Young AG. Following executive education sojourns at INSEAD and the Harvard Business School, he has been visiting lecturer for the MBA programme at the HHL Leipzig Graduate School of Management since 2007. He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Just Software AG, Hamburg, the Advisory Board of Valensina GmbH and is Executive Partner of Erdmann & Shirasawa Family Real Estate GmbH & Co. KG.
Deputy CFO & CRO Rickmers Holding AG
Frank Bünte was appointed to the Executive Board of Rickmers Holding AG in June 2017. He has been the Company´s Deputy Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer since July 2014. Beforehand he was responsible for the Group Corporate Finance Division of the Rickmers Group which includes the Treasury & Risk and Capital Markets departments. Following his training in banking with HSH Nordbank AG’s predecessor institution, Hamburgische Landesbank, he graduated in 1994 from the Savings Bank Business Academy, which he attended in parallel to his professional duties. Prior to joining the management team at Rickmers Group in 2010 he held a number of senior management positions in HSH Nordbank AG, latterly responsible for the entire German shipping market.
Dr. Christoph Morgen
Chief Insolvency Officer Rickmers Holding AG
Dr. Christoph Morgen was appointed by the Supervisory Board of Rickmers Holding AG as a member of the Executive Board and Chief Insolvency Officer in June 2017.The experienced Hamburg restructuring expert, lawyer and tax consultant is a specialist lawyer for insolvency law and a partner in the law firm Brinkmann & Partner, which operates throughout Germany.