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The Executive Board of VTG

Chief Executive Officer
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Alberto Nobis was born 1965 in Italy where he grew up and went to school. He completed his university studies in 1992 with a master’s degree in Business Administration and Management at the University of Bologna.

Alberto Nobis started his career in 1993 at Agos, a financial services company specialized in consumer credits owned by French Crédit Agricole, as financial advisor. He joint the global food processing company HJ Heinz in 1994 where he started a 10-year career. He started as a controller in Milan (1994-2000), followed by a finance manager role in Pittsburgh (2000-2003) and ultimately Vice President Finance in London (2003-2006).

In 2006, Alberto Nobis returned to Italy as the Chief Financial Officer and Admin Director of DHL Express. In 2008, he left Italy again for Brussels where he took the CFO Europe role to lead the design & execution of a restructuring program. In 2010, Alberto Nobis then advanced to Global CFO of DHL Express and became CEO Italy in 2013 (until 2019). From 2019 to 2023, he was CEO of DHL Express Europe before he joined VTG as new Chief Executive Officer on October 1, 2023.

Chief People & Culture Officer

Kerstin Kamphaus was born in Damme, Lower Saxony, in 1972 and studied economics at the Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg and Towson State University in Baltimore, USA. After her degree in economics in Oldenburg, she began her career at Colgate-Palmolive GmbH in Hamburg in 1997.

Kerstin Kamphaus joins VTG from the Maersk Group, where she initially served as Chief People & Culture Officer for the Hamburg Süd company before assuming responsibility for the group’s strategic recruitment issues. Before moving to Maersk, she filled a variety of general HR leader positions – including a role in charge of enterprise-wide leadership development – at the Vattenfall Group from 2003 through 2020.

With effect from January 1, 2024, Kerstin Kamphaus fills the newly created role of Chief People & Culture Officer at VTG GmbH. Creating this new function and bundling all strategic and operational human resources matters across Europe will thus provide the necessary focus.

Chief Financial Officer
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Mark Stevenson was born in Guildford, UK, in 1963. He graduated from the University of Oxford before commencing his professional career at Price Waterhouse in London in 1984, ultimately qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1987.

He joined Swiss firm Revisuisse Price Waterhouse in 1990 and moved to Leutwiler & Partners in 1992 to work in Strategic Consultancy. He served this company as a consultant to AAE and, in 1994, joined AAE as its Chief Financial Officer. He was made Chief Executive Officer of AAE in 2006.

Mark Stevenson was appointed to the Executive Board of VTG AG in 2015, when AAE was acquired by VTG. In 2019, he was appointed Chief Financial Officer of VTG AG and continues to work in this capacity for VTG GmbH after the change in legal form from a stock corporation to a limited liability company in December 2022.

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