Board of Directors

Ulf Holländer
Chairman
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Ulf Holländer
Chairman

Ulf Holländer commenced his career as an audit assistant and auditor at Dr. W Schlage & Co Wirtschaftsprüfungs- und Steuerberatungsgesellschaft in Hamburg (1984-1987). Succeedingly, during 1987-2000, he work at shipping group Hamburg Süd and affiliated companies in Australia and the U.S. Positions included financial controller at Columbus Overseas Services Pty. (1990-1992), commercial director at Columbus Line USA Inc. (1992-1996) and head of Hamburg Süd’s finance and accounting department (1997-2000). Mr. Holländer was CFO of MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital AG (2000-2015) before assuming the role as CEO in 2015.

Mr. Holländer holds a commerce degree from the University of Hamburg.

Dr. Axel Schroeder
Director
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Dr. Axel Schroeder
Director

Dr. Axel Schroeder has held various positions within the MPC Group since 1990, including engagements in MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital AG (“MPC Capital”) from its infancy in 1994. He functioned as the company’s CEO from 1999 to 2015, during which period MPC Capital was listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (2000). Since 2015, Dr. Schroeder has chaired MPC Capital’s Supervisory Board. Moreover, he is managing partner of MPC Münchmeyer Petersen & Co. GmbH, MPC Participia GmbH and CSI Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH.

Dr. Schroeder studied Economics and Social Science at the University of Hamburg (1985-1990) followed by a doctorate (1993).

Laura Carballo
Director
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Laura Carballo
Director

Laura Carballo began her career within investment banking at Merrill Lynch (1998-2000) before working at private equity firm Compass Partners International (2000-2004). In 2004, Mrs. Carballo joined UK-based private equity outfit STAR Capital Partners Ltd. and successor STAR Capital Partnership LLP, where she is currently partner and Head of Portfolio Management.

Mrs. Carballo holds a B.S. in Economics from Duke University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Darren Maupin
Director
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Darren Maupin
Director

Darren Maupin was an analyst and fund manager at Fidelity Investments in Boston, London, and Hong Kong (1998-2007). In 2009, Mr. Maupin founded and has since served as director of Pilgrim Global ICAV, its predecessors and associated value-oriented investment funds. He is also the founder and executive director of Anglo International Shipping Co. Ltd. and non-executive director of both private and publicly listed companies in a variety of industries.

Mr. Maupin holds a BA in Economics and Finance from Boston College and has completed further studies at the London School of Economics and Beijing Language and Culture University.

Ellen Hanetho
Director
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Ellen Hanetho
Director

Ellen Hanetho was an analyst and senior associate at the investment bank division of Goldman Sachs International Ltd. (1997-2002) and subsequently investment manager and later partner at Credo Partners AS (2003-2012). At present, she serves as CEO of Frigaard Invest AS (part of the Frigaard Group) and board member of Kongsberg Automotive ASA, Fearnley Securities AS and Stokke Industri AS, among others.

Mrs. Hanetho holds a BSBA in Business and Administration from Boston University and an MBA from Solvay Business School.