Following his training as a chartered banker, Holger Stemmler studied business administration at the University of Osnabrück & the University of Wolverhampton and graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann. Subsequently he completed a Master of Science degree in Finance at the University of London. Mr. Stemmler began his professional career in 1997 at the Royal Dutch Shell Group and worked for 18 years within various global assignments in the downstream- and upstream business.
After starting at Deutsche Shell AG in Hamburg, he worked in London between 2000 and 2006 as Risk Manager at Shell Europe Oil Products and as Head of Finance at the Shell Transport & Trading Company (STASCO).
In 2006 Mr. Stemmler led as Senior M&A Manager portfolio transactions and M&A deals in Europe, Middle-East, Africa and South Asia at Shell International Exploration & Production in The Hague.
In 2010 he was assigned to the position of General Manager and CFO of the Royal Dutch Shell Companies in Bermuda. In 2013, as Senior Finance & Commercial Director based in The Hague, Mr. Stemmler assumed the responsibility for the strategic and corporate development of the upstream business in Shell International Exploration & Production.
In 2016 he joined the international production subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Company in Kuwait-City. As operational CFO and Commercial Director, he managed business development transactions and new investments globally.
Holger Stemmler is a member of the Executive Board of TRIMET Aluminium SE since October 1, 2019 and assumes the responsibility as CFO