Sami Awad-Hartmann

Sami Awad-Hartmann

CIO of Hellmann,

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Previous participations
  • 2021 in Germany, 2022 in Switzerland and 2023 in Portugal as CIO of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics


2,54bn €


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Since its foundation in 1871, Hellmann has developed into one of the largest international logistics providers. With our high-performance products Airfreight, Seafreight, Road & Rail, and Contract Logistics, we always offer the right solution for the complex logistics requirements of our customers and rely on future-oriented digital services for maximum transparency and more efficient supply chains.

Today, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics is represented by a Worldwide Network of 489 offices in 173 countries with more than 19,500 people. In 2020, the Hellmann Group with 263 offices in 56 countries achieved a turnover of around EUR 2.5 billion with 10,601 employees.

Hellmann remains a family business 150 years after its foundation. We are proud of that and that is why we are committed to what family means: integrity, understanding, trust, and cooperation. This is the basis of our corporate DNA. Our common goal is to ensure the long-term development of Hellmann so that the company can continue to offer many opportunities for future generations. In short: Hellmann means F.A.M.I.L.Y.

  • April 2019 – today: Chief Information Officer (CIO) of Hellmann Worldwide Logistics
  • October 2016 – March 2019: Head of Trade and Operations, Global Meat
  • January 2013 – September 2016: Head of Global IT & Deputy CIO, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics
  • January 2008 – December 2012: Program Manager, Hellmann Worldwide Logistics
  • July 2005 – December 2007: Project Manager, Karmann
  • October 2002–June 2005: Project Manager, Evonik
  • May 1997 – September 2002: Manager & Project Manager, Hewlett-Packard
  • 2014-2015 – WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, CIO Leadership Excellence Program
  • 1993–1997 - Fachhochschule Münster, Master's degree Business Administration
  • 1996-1996 – Hogeschool Alkmaar, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Triple I Business Program