The Management Board

                               Dr Florian Funck                                 Stephan Gemkow

Haniel’s Management Board is composed of two members whose responsibilities are clearly defined. Nevertheless, they work closely together and manage the Company as a team.


Dr Florian Funck
born 1971

Dr Florian Funck has been a member of the Haniel Management Board since 1 September 2011. He is responsible for Corporate General Services, Corporate Controlling, Strategic Planning & Accounting, Corporate Finance and Corporate Tax. As a doctor of business administration, he began his career at Haniel Holding in 1999. In June 2004, he was appointed to the TAKKT Management Board in Stuttgart, where he was responsible for Controlling and Finance. Funck is a member of the Supervisory Boards of METRO AG, TAKKT AG and Vonovia SE.


Stephan Gemkow
born 1960

Stephan Gemkow has been Chairman of the Haniel Management Board and Chief Human Resources Officer since 1 August 2012. He is responsible not only for overall strategy, but also for Corporate Development/M&A, Human Resources, Corporate Legal, Internal Audit, Shareholders + Sustainability and Communications. After spending the first years of his career as a management consultant for BDO Deutsche Warentreuhand AG, the business graduate has held various management positions at the Lufthansa Group since 1990, most recently spending six years as a member of the Executive Board responsible for finances and, since 2009, for Aviation Services as well. Gemkow is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of TAKKT AG. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Evonik Industries AG as well as the Board of Directors of JetBlue Airways Corporation, New York.