Dipl.-Kfm. Erich Staake
Chief Executive Officer

Portrait of the Board of Directors: Dipl.-Kfm. Erich Staake

Erich Staake has been the Chief Executive Officer of Duisburger Hafen AG for 18 years. Born in Hildesheim in 1953, the business administration graduate worked as a manager at renowned international groups after completing his studies, among them Bertelsmann AG.

As Chief Executive Officer of Duisburger Hafen AG, he played a decisive role in the structural transformation of the former Duisburg-Rheinhausen mining site starting in 1998. In addition, he is the chairman of a number of subsidiaries and acts in an honorary capacity as Belgian honorary consul. Among other functions, he is a council member of the German Logistics Association, member of the Economic Advisory Committee of Deutsche Bank AG, and Chairman of the Board of Mitteldeutschen Flughafen AG.

  • Chairman of the supervisory board of Mitteldeutsche Airport Holding
  • Member of the advisory board of Deutsche Bank AG and Goathaer Versicherung AG
  • Deputy Chairman of the Latin America Committee of German Business LADW (formerly BDI Brazil Board)
  • Member of the senate of acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering
  • Member of the advisory board of Bundesvereinigung Logistik (BVL)
  • Member of the board of trustees of the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML)
  • Member of the board of management of the Nah- und Mittelost-Verein e. V.