Supervisory Board

Hans-Ullrich Hahn – Head of the Supervisory Board

Hans-Ullrich Hahn is heading the Supervisory Board since 2019, but has been elected to C▪H▪Reynolds▪Corporate Finance AG’s Supervisory Board as a member already in 1998.

After completing his studies at the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe University, Frankfurt, Hans-Ullrich Hahn joined the law firm Pünder Volhard Weber & Axster (now Clifford Chance) as a lawyer in 1992 and advised international clients in Frankfurt. In the course of his career, Hans-Ullrich Hahn has specialised in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, banking law, commercial and corporate law, and gained extensive experience advising on private equity transactions.

Since 1996, he has been a partner in the Frankfurt law firm SHS Schreiber Hahn Sommerlad, where he provides legal advice to clients on the foundation, transformation and merger of companies as well as on capital increases. Other areas of expertise include litigation involving complex banking and capital market products as well as banking supervisory law. Together with his colleagues he also covers distribution and licensing law, legal IT and outsourcing.

Joachim Reinhardt – Member of the Supervisory Board

Joachim Reinhardt has been supporting the C▪H▪Reynolds team since 2019 with his many years of sector experience in Consumer Goods, Retail and eCommerce.

After studying in Saarbrücken, Cologne and London, Joachim Reinhardt began his career first at Procter & Gamble in financial management and then at the Gillette Group. For the Gillette Group’s subsidiary Braun he worked in controlling and marketing in Germany and Spain, later in the USA at the parent company Gillette as Director Corporate Financial Planning and finally until 2006 as Managing Director of Gillette Group Germany and Finance Director Central Europe West.

During his two years on the board of Hugo Boss AG (CFO), he took over the interim management after the CEO left the company.

From 2009 to 2016 Joachim Reinhardt initially worked for the D+S AG Group as CFO and later as CEO of the Netrada Group (eCommerce services). Until 2016 he was CEO of the telecommunications and IT division (dtms group), which he led to a successful change of shareholders in 2014.

Dr.- Ing. Siegfried Thomalla – Member of the Supervisory Board

Dr. Siegfried Thomalla joined C▪H▪Reynolds in 2019 as Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board and member of its Sector Advisory Board. As an industry specialist and proven expert in metal and steel processing, he offers our clients valuable experience in business improvement and an established industrial network.

Dr. Thomalla started his career at the Mannesmann Research Institute (MFI) and at the same time completed an extra-occupational doctorate in engineering at the Technical University of Berlin. After this, he worked for the Swiss Von Roll AG, and later as plant director of the steel processing plant in Homburg (including tubes, bright steel, steel cylinders) for Neunkircher Eisenwerke AG / Saarstahl Völklingen GmbH. In addition, he acted as managing director of IWKA Stahlflaschen GmbH.

Dr. Thomalla then moved to Preussag Group, where as Managing Director of Minimax GmbH he was responsible for the Mobile Fire Protection division as well as its subsidiaries. Later, he also took over the supervision of Minimax-Österreichische Feuerschutz Ges.m.b.H. In addition, he was acting as a member of the supervisory board of the French Minimax subsidiary Protec-Feu S.A.

At the pipe manufacturer Eisen- und Metallwerke Ferndorf, he contributed his international experience as managing director in questions on all matters related to profit optimisation, restructuring and expansion of business areas.

In addition, Dr. Thomalla was a member of the national board of directors of the bvfa (Federal Association of Fire Extinguishing Equipment and Systems) and VFDA (Association for the Promotion of German Fire Protection) as well as the board of directors of TÜV Saarland e.V.