TUI Group: Dr Nina Scherf will be TUI´s Chief Legal Counsel with responsibility for Legal, Compliance & Board Office and will become a member of the Group Executive Committee
Dr Nina Scherf joins GEC
Dr Nina Scherf (51) will become Chief Legal Counsel and a member of the Group Executive Committee (GEC) of the international TUI Group as of 1 April 2022. She will be responsible for Legal and Compliance as well as the Board Office. In this position, she succeeds Dr Hilka Schneider, who moved to Akzo Nobel in Amsterdam at the beginning of 2022.
After studying law in Saarbrücken, Lille and Warwick and gaining a doctorate in corporate law, Dr Nina Scherf started her career in various law firms in Frankfurt and New York. In 2005, she joined the MDAX-listed international industrial technology group GEA. There, Dr Scherf worked in various legal management positions, most recently as Chief Legal Counsel for around seven years and in parallel as Chief Compliance Officer of GEA for six years.
Dr Nina Scherf has extensive expertise in all relevant legal areas such as corporate, capital markets and commercial law, cross-border mergers & acquisitions, board office and compliance. Fritz Joussen, CEO of TUI Group: "TUI's development will continue to be very international and again focused on growth. I am very pleased that Nina Scherf, with her extensive experience, wants to actively shape TUI's future. As a member of the Group Executive Committee, she will assume responsibility for the global legal and compliance area. With her international team, she will be an important advisor and strategic partner for the Group and its subsidiaries on our joint course for growth and the future."
About TUI Group
TUI Group is a leading global tourism group and operates worldwide. The Group is headquartered in Germany. TUI shares are listed on the FTSE 250, an index of the London Stock Exchange, on the regulated market of the Hanover Stock Exchange and on the Open Market segment of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The TUI Group offers integrated services from a single source for its 21 million customers.
The entire tourism value chain is covered under one roof. This includes over 400 hotels and resorts with premium brands such as RIU, TUI Blue and Robinson and 16 cruise ships, from the MS Europa and the MS Europa 2 in the luxury class and expedition ships to the Mein Schiff fleet of TUI Cruises and cruise ships at Marella Cruises in Great Britain. The Group also includes leading tour operator brands and online marketing platforms across Europe, five airlines with more than 130 modern medium and long-haul aircraft and around 1,200 travel agencies. In addition to expanding its core business with hotels, cruises via successful joint ventures and activities in holiday destinations, TUI is increasingly focusing on the expansion of digital platforms. The Group is transforming itself into a digital company.
Global responsibility for sustainable economic, ecological and social action is at the core of our corporate culture. The TUI Care Foundation, initiated by TUI, focuses on the positive effects of tourism, on education and training and on strengthening environmental and social standards with projects in 25 countries. It thus supports holiday destinations in their development.