Leadership change on the Executive Board of the HOYER Group

Dr Torben Reher takes over the position of Chief Financial Officer

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Hamburg, 01 April 2022 - Dr Torben Reher (43) takes over the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the HOYER Group as of 1 April 2022. He replaces Gerd Peters (63), who has been with the company for more than 13 years. Dr Reher, together with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Björn Schniederkötter (45), will in future form the Executive Board of the Hamburg-based logistics company.

Dr Torben Reher – a Doctor of Laws with an MBA degree – comes from the Liebherr Group of companies, where he has worked since beginning his professional life. Dr Reher held various management positions in the family-run technology company at several national and international sites, including in Asia and the Middle East, before being appointed Chief Financial Officer for Liebherr USA in 2016.

Giving reasons for the personnel decision, Thomas Hoyer, Chairman of the Advisory Board of the HOYER Group, says, “As a family business, value-oriented actions are more important to us than short-term financial effects. We are confident that Dr Reher will put these values into practice, and together with Mr. Schniederkötter he will achieve the long-term, sustainable further development of our company.” Dr Reher explains, “HOYER has an excellent reputation as an international logistics company for specialised liquid goods. Values are a solid anchor for the entire company. That is particularly important for me. At the same time, HOYER has a high innovative dynamic and a clear focus on added value for customers. That was what convinced me.”

Gerd Peters will undertake overall entrepreneurial responsibility in another group of companies of the Hoyer family. “I have shared in the development of the HOYER Group over a long period of time. We were always able to maintainstable financial conditions and a healthy balance sheet structure in spite of economic and political crises”, says Peters. “I look forward to my new task.” Thomas Hoyer adds, “We thank Mr Peters for his services to HOYER and his exceptional loyalty to the company.  He leaves behind a financially strong group of companies. We now welcome Dr Reher, and look optimistically to the future together.”

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About the HOYER Group
HOYER, a traditional independent family business, has been one of the world’s leading bulk logistics providers since 1946. As a specialist, it has extensive know-how in the provision of complex services, and has special customer proximity. It develops and implements comprehensive solutions in European and worldwide bulk logistics, particularly in the chemical, food, gas and mineral oil industries. For this, about 6,100 employees in more than 115 countries support clients with well-thought-out logistics solutions to make them even more successful in their respective markets. HOYER owns around 2,200 trucks, 2,400 road tankers, 50,100 IBCs, 40,800 tank containers and numerous logistics installations with depots, cleaning plants and workshops.

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