Holger Banik has been Spokesman of the Management Board of Niedersachsen Ports since January 2014 and is responsible for the commercial and administrative areas within the organisation. Moreover, Diplom-Kaufmann (business graduate) Holger Banik has been the Managing Director of the JadeWeserPort Realisierungs GmbH & Co. KG since January 1st, 2014. He previously worked for bremenports GmbH & Co. KG (port management company in Bremen), where he became the Commercial Managing Director in 2011.
Hans-Joachim Uhlendorf has been Managing Director of Niedersachsen Ports since September 2009 and, as Central Division Head for the areas technology and port planning, he is also responsible for the strategic port development of the ports operated by Niedersachsen Ports. Uhlendorf, a graduate in engineering, is a specialist for hydraulic engineering and port construction. As Director-in-Chief of construction, Hans-Joachim Uhlendorf previously was Department Head of ports and shipping administration of the regional government of the Weser-Ems district and he was appointed Head of the Centre in Oldenburg in the course of the privatisation and establishment of Niedersachsen Ports in 2005. Hans-Joachim Uhlendorf studied Civil Engineering at the Technical University of Hannover, specialising in the field of Hydraulic Engineering.
Folker Kielgast has been Technical Managing Director at Niedersachsen Ports GmbH & Co. KG since October 1st, 2014. Folker Kielgast is an accomplished certified expert and has also been serving in his role as Technical Director and Authorized Officer of JadeWeserPort Realisierungs GmbH & Co. KG since November 1st, 2008. The Graduate in Engineering, with a specialization in Surveying and Mapping, has a professional experience in the implementation of large infrastructure projects of more than 30 years under his belt. He worked as Branch Office and Regional Manager for the construction companies Strabag Bau AG and Züblin, where he oversaw various major construction projects, such as tunnel projects for the Nuremberg subway system, the City Tunnel Leipzig, Marienbrücke (Saint Mary’s Bridge) in Dresden, the train station Dresden Neustadt/Mitte and the reconstruction of the rail hub Erfurt. The construction expert gathered his international experience in road construction projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Oman and Saudi Arabia.