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Wilken von Hodenberg
Wilken von Hodenberg
Senior Independent Director


Appointed 21 March 2019

Wilken von Hodenberg is a businessperson with 35 years of experience in private equity, investment banking and senior management. He has been at the head of five difference entities and until recently occupied the position of Chairman of German Private Equity & Venture Capital Association.

He is a member of the Supervisory Board for Deutsche Beteiligungs AG since 2013. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Sloman Neptun AG, Schloss Vaux AG and Wepa SE.

From 2000-2013 he was CEO of Deutsche Beteiligungs AG. He also served as a Managing Director of Merrill Lynch in Frankfurt (1998-2000). Prior to this he was Managing Director at Baring Brother GmbH (1993-1997). From 1990-1992 he was CFO of Tengelmann Group, a major German retailing group. He started his career at JPMorgan in New York and Frankfurt (1983-1989).

Wilken is a lawyer in Hamburg and holds a Law degree from the University of Hamburg.