Thomas H. Eckelmann, Chairman
International shareholdings, intermodal transport and logistics
Thomas Eckelmann (born1951) was trained specifically with a view to taking over the management of the EUROKAI Group, founded by his father. Both before and during his business studies, which he took up at the University of Zürich in 1974 and completed with a degree in business administration in Hamburg, he gained practical experience in the financial sector (Hamburgische Landesbank), the international forwarding business (Jacky Maeder/ Zürich) and shipping (Brown, Jenkins/London). In 1980, Thomas Eckelmann joined the Sales department of EUROKAI KGaA. Two years later, he was appointed to the Group Management Board, of which he became chairman on 3 August 1986. Since 1999, Thomas Eckelmann has been Chairman of the EUROGATE Group Management Board.