Dr. Joachim Wege, who is an Associate lawyer at the Hamburg office of HFK, was appointed to the NDR Board of Directors as one of six new members on 25 May 2018. HFK congratulates Dr. Wege on his appointment and wishes him all the best for his new position, which he will exercise in addition to his work for HFK. Pursuant to the NDR State Contract, the NDR Board of Directors monitors the CEO’s management performance and exercises financial and management control.

After studying at the universities of Kiel and Munich, completing a doctorate and articling in Germany and the US (UNO legal department), Dr. Wege began his career working in the administration of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg for many years. Then, Dr. Wege became a Regional Councillor for the District of Plön, and finally worked as Executive Director of the Association of Northern German Housing Undertakings (Verband norddeutscher Wohnungsunternehmen e.V.), while also being a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Board of the Federal Association of German Housing and Real Estate Undertakings (GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs- und Immobilienunternehmen e. V.).

Since 2015, Dr. Wege has been working as a lawyer at the Hamburg office of HFK Rechtsanwälte LLP.