Hanover, 01 July 2008 | Press release
Gasunie Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG* has acquired the gas transport activities of BEB Transport GmbH and of the ExxonMobil network EMFG. The transfer will be formalised on 1 July 2008. The Board of Directors of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie has appointed Jens Schumann and Hans Coenen as Managing Directors of Gasunie’s new business unit in Germany.
Jens Schumann and Hans Coenen will have main responsibility for Gasunie Deutschland. Jens Schumann will become Managing Director of Gasunie Deutschland, in addition to focusing on marketing, sales and technical operations. Hans Coenen will become Financial Director, with special responsibility for Finance, Business Support (HR, Legal, ICT) and the integration of Gasunie’s German activities, including Business Development, into the overall Gasunie strategy.
Jens Schumann began his career at BEB in 1991 and has held various positions in BEB Controlling, Gas Sales and Infrastructure. His latest post at BEB was Director Marketing, Analysis & Concepts.
Hans Coenen joined N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie in 1990. He was appointed Manager of the Business Development Department in 2006. Prior to this, he was employed in the Sales Department and has also held various other financial posts.
* The company will provisionally be known by its current name, BEB Transport GmbH, until the new name is recorded in the Commercial Register.
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Profile of N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie
Gasunie is a gas infrastructure and transport company. Gasunie owns the Dutch gas transport network and an extensive network in northern Germany, one of the biggest in Europe, with over 15,000 kilometres of pipeline. Gas throughput totals nearly 125 billion cubic metres a year. Gasunie is committed to providing safe and reliable gas transport in the Netherlands, Germany and Europe. Gasunie operates safely, efficiently, profitably and sustainably (www.gasunie.nl / www.gasunie.de).