Fritz Horst Melsheimer
Chairman of the Board of Management
HanseMerkur Insurance Group, Hamburg

Date and place of birth/marital status
17 September 1950 in Traben-Trarbach/Moselle
married to Frau Dr. Alexandra Kettner-Melsheimer

Studies at the Universities of Bochum, Würzburg and Hamburg
graduating with a business degree (Diplom-Kaufmann)

1978 - 1992
Albingia Versicherung AG, Hamburg, board member as of 1991

1993 - 2000       
Hamburg-Mannheimer Versicherungs-AG, Hamburg, board member
additionally, as of 1999, board member of ERGO Versicherungsgruppe AG, Düsseldorf

2000 - 2002    
WAVE Asset Management AG, Hamburg, founder and Chairman of the board of Management

since July 2002
HanseMerkur Versicherungsgruppe, Hamburg, Chairman of the board of Management
responsible for personnel, auditing, controlling, public relations, asset management

Other responsibilities   
  • Member of the central committee of the association of private health insurers (PKV)
  • Hamburg chamber of commerce:
  • since 2005: Member of Plenary Assembly
  • since March 2011: President
  • Chairman of the health industry working group
  • Chairman of the board of trustees of the HSBA
  • Chairman of the board of Finanzplatz Hamburg e.V.
  • Joint founder of Gesundheitsmetropole Hamburg e.V. (Health Metropolis Hamburg)
  • Member of the exchange council of the Hamburg stock exchange
  • Member of the advisory board of Deutsche Bundesbank – Hamburg headquarters
  • Supervisory board member of Hanse Orga AG, Hamburg (finance solutions)
  • Member of Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein board of trustees of the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft (a German industry initiative promoting science and learning)
  • Member of the economic advisory council of NORD/LB