Curriculum vitae
Cornelius Geber

Shipping

1975-1979

Deutsche Afrika Linien, Hamburg
Manager West-Africa Container Service

SAECS Southern Africa Container Service
Marketing Manager Europe/Southern Afrika, London

1979-1983

Seatrain/Cast, Bremen, Antwerp/Belgium
CEO Seatrain GmbH, Bremen und Executive VP CAST (Europe, Antwerp/Belgien)

Logistics

1983-1989

Kühne & Nagel Management AG, Pfäffikon, Switzerland
Deputy Director / Director

1989-1993

Harry W. Hamacher Spediteur GmbH, Berlin
Chairman of the Management Board

1993-1999

Kühne & Nagel International AG, Switzerland
Member of the Management Board at Kühne&Nagel Int. AG Schindeleggi/CH
Chairman of the Executive Board at Kühne&Nagel AG & Co. Bremen/Hamburg
Chairman of the Advisory Committee at Stute Verkehrs GmbH Bremen

Private Equity and Strategy Consulting
Founder of companies in Switzerland and Germany

1999 - 2001

Deutsche Post AG (DHL)
Senior Consultant of the Executive Board

Est. 2000

CG Beteiligungs- und Management AG, Jona/CH
Founder and Chairman

Est. 2001

CG Beteiligungs- und Management GmbH, Hamburg
Founder and Chairman

2004 - 2007

Celanese Europe Holding GmbH & Co. KG
CEO

Advisory Board Mandates

Completed

IFCO N.V., Amsterdam
Member of the Advisory Board
Friedrich Grohe AG & Co. KG, Porta Westfalica,
Member of the Finance and Audit Committee (M-DAX, 1st Going Private)
CEO of Grohe Holding GmbH
Celanese AG, Kronberg i. T.
Member of the Finance and Audit Committee (M-DAX, 2nd Going Private M-Dax)
Inconso AG, Bad Nauheim
(11 years, selling the company to K├Ârber-Stiftung)
BVL
Barkawi Management Consultants GmbH & Co. KG, München
Chairman of the Advisory Board

Ongoing

Neopost S.A., Paris
Member of the Advisory Board and Chairman of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee

Hamburger Getreide-Lagerhaus AG
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

General

  • Numerous consulting assignments on business strategy and development
  • A total transaction volume of more than 15 billion Euros with various partners, strategists or private equity funds on purchasing and/or sales side.

Other

  • Club of Logistics e.V. (Advisory Committee)
  • Afrika Verein Hamburg (Board member since 1995)
  • UCS (Colloquium of Logistics Entrepreneurs)
  • Hamburger Venture Capital Forum
  • Propeller Club Port of Basel
  • BVL (Advisory Committee)
  • Hall of Fame (Member of the Jury)
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