@ Franz Haniel - Cie. GmbH
Born in 1955 in Oberhausen, Germany, Franz Haniel studied mechanical engineering in Munich and earned his MBA in 1982 at the INSEAD Business School in Fontainebleau, France.
He was then a consultant at Booz Allen & Hamilton for four years before he served as managing director of a number of information-technology companies amongst others at the Herbert Quandt family organization as well as Magnetische Informations- und Datensysteme GmbH, DataCard Europe GmbH, Gemplus Europa, SkiData AG and Giesecke & Devrient GmbH.
From 2011 until 2016 Franz was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Metro Group. Until April 2020 he was Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the family-owned company Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH.
He is also a Member of the Supervisory Board of Heraeus Holding GmbH and Delton Technology AG as well as a Member of the Advisory Board of TBG Group.