Our leadership team

CHEP Germany can rely on dedicated, qualified and experienced employees. Together we are working towards a more efficient supply chain, a more sustainable business and a cleaner planet. 

Meet the CHEP Germany leadership team.

Kai Derda

Kai Derda Country General Manager Germany
Kai Derda

Country General Manager
CHEP Germany

Kai Derda was appointed as Country General Manager of CHEP Germany in October 2017. Previously, Kai held a number of different positions within the company. He started his career at CHEP as Business Development Manager in the Reusable Plastic Containers business unit in 2007. Following this, he held leadership roles in the Customer Service department. From 2011, Kai was head of the entire area of retail customer service in his role as Director of Retail Service & Asset Control. Before joining CHEP, Kai held senior sales roles at ALDI Süd and within the Metro Group. He graduated in industrial engineering, specialising in transportation and logistics, from the University of Bremerhaven.

Debbie Wehmeyer

Debbie Wehmeyer Retail Director
Debbie Wehmeyer

Retail Director
CHEP Germany

Debbie Wehmeyer has been Retail Director at CHEP Germany since January 2019 and is responsible for all aspects of the German retail business. Prior to this, she worked in a variety of roles and departments within CHEP, from Human Resources, Customer Service and Projects to Retail. Debbie started her career at CHEP in 1996. She was born in Zimbabwe but attended High School and University in South Africa. Debbie completed a Bachelor of Social Science, majoring in Economics, at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Boris Lohmüller

Boris Lohmüller Commercial Director
Boris Lohmüller

Commercial Director
CHEP Germany

Boris Lohmüller has been Commercial Director at CHEP Germany since November 2016. Prior to this, he held various commercial positions at CHEP on the industry and retail sides of the supply chain. He brings experience from the FMCG industry in the food and non-food business with various brands and on the retail side. Boris graduated in economics, specialising in game and contract theory. 

Peter Adamczyk

Peter Adamczyk Director European Key Accouonts
Peter Adamczyk

Director European Key Accounts
CHEP Germany

As European Key Account Director, Peter Adamczyk has been responsible for managing European key accounts since September 2015. Prior to this, he was Commercial Director for four years and responsible for developing business at CHEP Germany. Before joining CHEP, Peter held various senior positions in marketing and sales at Procter & Gamble, Wella, GS1 Germany and SIG Combibloc. He graduated in economics from the University of Cologne.

Anna Lynch

Anna Lynch Senior Manager Sales & Service Office
Anna Lynch

Senior Manager Sales & Service Office
CHEP Germany

Anna Lynch joined CHEP Germany in April 2019. In her role she is responsible for the Sales and Customer Service Office as well as the Business Performance Team. Anna has previously worked for a number of international organizations including Deloitte Consulting, Mondelez and DHL. Her experience spans across market, retail and consumer research, strategy consulting, project and program management and innovation management in the logistics sector. Anna holds a Masters Degree in Marketing Management with specialization in Consumer Behavior from the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

Michael Weber

Michael Weber Director Supply Chain
Michael Weber

Director Supply Chain
CHEP Germany 

Michael Weber joined CHEP in 2007 and became Supply Chain Director for DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) & Nordics in 2015. Prior to this management post, Michael held a large number of senior positions in the Supply Chain unit. He graduated in business studies from the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences.

Julia Hoegen

Julia Hoegen Manager Finance
Julia Hoegen

Manager Finance
CHEP Germany 

Julia Hoegen joined CHEP in June 2019 as Finance Manager for DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Prior to this role, Julia fulfilled various finance positions within a global pharmaceutical company. She graduated with an MBA focusing on Supply Chain Management and Finance from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business in Pittsburgh. Furthermore, Julia holds certificates from the German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) in Industrial Management, Accounting and Business Mediation.

Guido Lehnen

Guido Lehnen Director Human Resources / HR Business Partner CEE
Guido Lehnen

Director Human Resources / HR Business Partner CEE
CHEP Germany

Guido Lehnen has been Director Human Resources/HR Business Partner for the Central & Eastern Europe region since October 2017. Before taking over this role, he held various positions at CHEP Automotive as Customer Service Director, in the Service Excellence unit and as Plant Operations & Logistics Manager. Guido has been with the company for 19 years and holds a diploma in sports therapy from the German Sport University Cologne. While he was in the Automotive section, he worked with various OEMs, such as Ford, General Motors and Jaguar Land Rover, and represented CHEP at motoring organisations such as the VDA and Odette.

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