Directors

The Vollers Group consists of eleven locations in Europe, with 320 employees, 140 in Bremen and 70 in Hamburg. An additional 110 employees are distributed across the other nine European subsidiaries. At all locations, Vollers places great emphasis on internationality, because at total of 13 nationalities look after of your commodity every day. The Vollers Group is managed by a director team consisting of four persons:

Christian Vollers(*1973)

Education

  • 1993 – 1996Education as a logistics manager at Kühne & Nagel AG Bremen
  • 1997 – 2000Studies in supply chain management, completed Bachelor of Arts degree
  • 2003 – 2005Management studies, completed his Master of Management degree

Professional Career

  • 1996 – 2001Number of different internships in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Latin America and Uganda
  • 2001Entry into the Vollers Group
  • Since 2006Managing director of the Vollers Group
  • Since 2013Sole owner of the Vollers Group

Areas of responsibility

Coffee, marketing, sales and distribution, purchasing, IT, controlling, insurance

Locations

Bremen, Hamburg, Moscow, Tallinn, Riga, Bury St Edmunds, Trieste, Genoa

Lüder Vollers(*1939)

Education

  • 1955 – 1958Apprenticeship as a port inspector
  • 1960 – 1963Distance learning as a maritime freight forwarder

Professional Career

  • 1958 – 1962A number of different visits abroad in Rotterdam, London and Lausanne
  • 1962Start as a port inspector in Berthold Vollers
  • 1978 – 2013Sole company owner of the Vollers Group

Areas of responsibility

Real estate, silo, machines

Locations

Bremen

Matijs Brand(*1972)

Education

  • 1992 – 1999Studies in food engineering, completed his degree with a Master of Science

Professional Career

  • 1999 – 2011Diverse activities at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
  • Since 2011Active for the Vollers Group

Areas of responsibility

Metal, Cocoa

Locations

Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Antwerp

Dirk Hochmann(*1967)

Education

  • 1986 – 1990Studies in business administration
  • 1997 – 2000Education as an accountant

Professional Career

  • 1990 – 1998Different commercial functions in SMEs
  • 1999 – 2012Director Finance & Administration (European Inland Logistics) for the Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics Germany GmbH
  • 2012 – 2017Chief Financial Officer (Area Central Europe) for the Agility Logistics Germany GmbH
  • 2017 – 2018Career break
  • 2018Chief Financial Officer (Global) for the Militzer & Münch International Holding AG
  • Since 2019Active for the Vollers Group

Areas of responsibility

Finances, accounting, controlling, personnel

Locations

Bremen