Hellmann: Friederike Prasuhn becomes Chief People Officer

Hellmann Worldwide Logistics has appointed Friederike Prasuhn as Chief People Officer (CPO) effective October 1, 2022. She has been serving in the position ad interim since 2020, with a brief pause. Now permanently in the role, Friederike Prasuhn is responsible for the global HR activities of the internationally active logistics service provider and serves as a permanent member of the International Executive Board.

Friederike Prasuhn is a tenured Hellmann employee, with over twelve years of experience in the company. She is characterized by extensive international experience in the areas of Learning & Development (L&D), organizational development and global HR work. Friederike Prasuhn started her career at Hellmann in the Learning & Development department and took over its global leadership in 2018. In 2020, she was appointed to the role of Chief People Officer on an interim basis and, during her tenure, has significantly expanded the global HR function’s reach and firmly established it as a central pillar of the company's strategic corporate development. 

"HR is crucial to the success of the company. That is why I am very pleased to appoint Friederike Prasuhn, a long-time employee, as CPO. She started as an intern at Hellmann and within twelve years has become a member of the International Executive Board. Her career is an example of the development opportunities Hellmann offers, and I hope that her story will encourage and inspire many people. Friederike is a one-of-a-kind ambassador for our corporate values and will continue to put our more than 12,300 employees worldwide at the center of our entrepreneurial activities," says Reiner Heiken, Chief Executive Officer, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics.