HAMBORNER REIT AG appoints new board member, ensuring succession planning well in advance (new with additional features)

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HAMBORNER REIT AG appoints new board member, ensuring succession planning well in advance (new with additional features)
01.06.2022 / 14:54
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HAMBORNER REIT AG appoints new member of the Board of Directors, ensuring succession planning well in advance

– Appointment of Sarah Verheyen as a member of the Management Board as of October 1, 2022

– Management Board temporarily increased to three members and increased diversity

Duisburg, June 1, 2022 – The supervisory board of HAMBORNER REIT AG yesterday unanimously decided to appoint Ms. Sarah Verheyen to the company’s board of directors for a three-year term from October 1, 2022. This decision was taken in conjunction with the succession plan to fill Mr. Hans Richard Schmitz’s seat on the Management Board when it becomes vacant at the end of 2022.

In order to ensure the smooth succession of Mr. Schmitz’s seat, the Supervisory Board launched a structured succession planning process last year, which has now been completed. Going forward, Sarah Verheyen will mainly assume responsibility for operational activities and will succeed Mr. Schmitz as Chief Operating Officer (COO) from the end of 2022. Mr. Schmitz will leave the company as planned due to his age. In addition, Ms. Verheyen will also serve as Chief Investment Officer (CIO). Following his retirement, Mr. Schmitz’s financial responsibilities will be transferred to the Company’s CEO, Mr. Niclas Karoff.

Sarah Verheyen (36) has extensive expertise in the real estate sector. She has held various leadership positions, including in the areas of asset management and transactions. His CV also includes positions at KINGSTONE, JLL and ACREST.

“We are delighted to have found in Ms. Verheyen a proven real estate expert, who has relevant experience in line with HAMBORNER’s broader investment strategy. We firmly believe that Mrs. Verheyen will continue Mr. Schmitz’s many years of success and will be a determining factor in the future development of the company. In addition, his appointment marks another key step towards improving our diversity,” said Dr. Andreas Mattner, Chairman of the Supervisory Board.

“Sarah Verheyen is highly skilled in key areas of the business and will drive the business forward in a dynamic market environment. I look forward to working with her in the future and am confident that together we will continue HAMBORNER’s successful growth trajectory,” added Niclas Karoff.

Sarah Verheyen said: “I am happy to succeed Hans Richard Schmitz and look forward to working with Niclas Karoff. My goal is to help set HAMBORNER’s growth roadmap for the future and put more emphasis on sustainability and digitization aspects.


HAMBORNER REIT AG is an SDAX-listed public company that operates exclusively in the real estate sector and positions itself as a portfolio holder of high-yielding commercial properties. The company generates sustainable rental income based on a diversified portfolio of properties spread across Germany with a total value of around 1.6 billion euros. The portfolio focuses on modern office properties on well-established sites as well as attractive local sourcing properties such as large-scale retail assets, retail parks and DIY stores in central town centres, district centers and busy outlying locations in major German cities. medium-sized towns and centres.

HAMBORNER REIT AG is distinguished by its many years of experience in the real estate and capital market, its consistent and sustainably attractive dividend strategy and its lean and transparent corporate structure. The company is a registered real estate investment trust (REIT) and enjoys exemption from corporation tax and business tax at the corporate level.


Christopher Heitman
Head of Investor and Public Relations
Such. : +49 (0)203 54405-32
Email: [email protected]
The Web: www.hamborner.de


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