Hapag-Lloyd appoints Joerg Sonne as Senior Managing Director Region North Europe


Joerg Sonne will become Hapag=Lloyd’s Senior Managing Director Region North Europe, succeeding Martin Rolf, who will take over the position of Managing Director Human Resources.

Sonne (pictured) joined Hapag-Lloyd as a result of the merger with UASC and successfully led Area Arabian Gulf from 2017 to 2022. For the last eight months, he has served as Managing Director Area Germany & Central Europe. He will be based in Hapag-Lloyd’s headquarters in Hamburg.

“In recent years, Joerg has continuously demonstrated his leadership and commercial expertise within Hapag-Lloyd,” said Rolf Habben Jansen, CEO of Hapag-Lloyd. “In him, we have found an excellent leader to keep growing our business in Region North Europe.”

Sonne will start in his new position on 1 June 2023.