Hans-Georg Frey is Chairman of the Board of Management of Jungheinrich AG. He studied law at the Universities of Erlangen (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) and Tübingen (Germany). He passed the first state exam in 1982 and began his probationary legal service in 1983. Following the second state exam in 1986, he completed his MBA studies in Zürich (Switzerland) and Albany (USA) in 1999.
From 1986 until 2001, Hans-Georg Frey held several top-level managerial tasks (from 1991 onwards as Managing Director) in the fields of Law, Sales, Human Resources and Material Management at Spindelfabrik Süßen GmbH (leading textile machine manufacturer). Until 2007 he held the position as Managing Director Sales at Liebherr Werk Ehingen GmbH (world market leader in mobile cranes and heavy crawler cranes).
In May 2007, he started as Chairman of the Board of Management of Jungheinrich AG. Furthermore since 2010, he holds a seat of the Supervisory Board of Fielmann AG and since January 2017, he is member of the Advisory Board of HOYER GmbH. Since 2014 he is also Chairman of the Board of Management of “Ostasiatischer Verein e.V.”