There’s been an ownership change in Hansa Meyer as management takes over shares from founding partners in a management buyout (MBO) deal.


Managing Director Jan-Dirk Schuisdziara (53) and Managing Director Henrique Wohltmann (49) are now new shareholders of Hansa Meyer Global Holding GmbH. Jörg Knehe (64) and Norbert Giese (65), founding partners of Hansa Meyer Global since 1986 have sold their shares and will further support the group in a consultancy role.

HANNOVER Finanz being shareholder since 2004, will remain majority shareholder of the Global Project Logistics Group.

Under the roof of Hansa Meyer Global Holding the group offers worldwide Project Logistics, Transport Engineering, Logistic Solutions, Airfreight and Consultancy services including end-to- end customer specific solutions via its own global network of 22 subsidiaries and selected global partners.

“We are happy, grateful and proud to obtain the trust of all key stake holders including the majority shareholder, HANNOVER Finanz, to become partners of this traditional and highly reputable global service Provider” says Jan-Dirk Schuisdziara, Managing Director and Henrique Wohltmann, Managing Director adds “despite the challenging logistics environment facing lack of space capacity by all means enforced by the Pandemic during the last 19 month, our 3 year project pipeline underlines great global potential for our experienced organization as a truly project logistics company”.


The founding partners of the group, Jörg Knehe and Norbert Giese comment “With this step we want to pave the way for the Groups future while Global Covid 19 pandemic requires the full commitment of our global workforce. We are convinced that a strong, financially committed management is a key factor for the further successful development of the Group”.

Photo: From left – Christoph Schopp (Rep. of HANNOVER Finanz), Jan-Dirk Schuisdziara, Henrique Wohltmann, Jörg Knehe, Norbert Giese.

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