Our advisory board was convened by management to support and promote the work of the HAM-LOG-GRUPPE in a dynamically-developing industry.
Our advisory board is represented by executives and personalities from business, science and politics with expertise and responsibility in logistics.
The committee of renowned, external experts advises the management on strategic development and represents the interests of the HAM-LOG-GRUPPE.
Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Grube is an internationally recognised top-level manager and specialist for mobility, infrastructure and logistics. As Chairman, he has shaped the European aerospace industry (European Aerospace, Defense & Space / EADS – today Airbus Group). He also served for nine years on the Board of Management of the world’s leading car manufacturer, Daimler AG, and for eight years as Chairman of the Board of Management and CEO of Deutsche Bahn AG.
Today, he is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of many major global companies such as Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG, investment bank Lazard in Germany, Bombardier Transportation, Vossloh AG and Vantage Tower AG (Vodafone), as well as a member of the Supervisory Board of RIB Software SE, Deufol AG, etc.
Prof. Grube’s focus is on mobility, infrastructure and logistics and their future development in connection with digitalisation and artificial intelligence. Among other things, he also has a teaching position at the Technical University of Hamburg.
Ewald Kaiser is a Managing Partner at Corporate Navigator GmbH & Co KG and an intimate connoisseur of the logistics industry. He has held senior management positions at C-level for over 20 years, for example in corporate groups such as Kühne + Nagel and most recently at DB Schenker.
He was also a co-partner in the medium-sized family business Militzer & Münch. At all stages of his career, he has succeeded in setting clear business tones and in developing and implementing strategies that have had a lasting positive impact on the company’s development.
Today, Ewald Kaiser works as a consultant, supervisory board member and angel investor. As a senior executive and change leader, his goal and motivation is to inspire and support logistics companies in their transformation processes and lead them into a successful corporate future as a result.
The lawyer and politician, Günther H. Oettinger, embarked on a political career early on in addition to his work as a lawyer and is one of the few German politicians to have risen from state to European politician.
Born in Stuttgart, he has been a member of the Baden-Württemberg state parliament since 1984 and held the office of Minister President there from 2005 to 2010. From 2010 to 2019, he was a member of the European Commission as well as Vice-President and helped shape it. In addition to energy and digital economy and society, his areas of responsibility also included budget and human resources.
Since leaving the EU Commission, Oettinger has been managing partner of the company “Oettinger Consulting Wirtschafts- & Politikberatung GmbH” and advises several companies.