After training as a bank clerk, Holger Stemmler studied business administration in Osnabrück and Wolverhampton. He then earned a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of London. Mr. Stemmler began his professional career in 1997 at the Royal Dutch Shell Group, where he worked for 18 years.
After starting at Deutsche Shell AG in Hamburg, he worked in London from 2000 as Risk Manager at Shell Europe Oil Products and as Head of Finance at the Shell Transport & Trading Company.
In 2006 Mr. Stemmler took over M&A and portfolio management for transactions in Africa and Asia as M&A Manager at Shell International Exploration & Production in The Hague.
In 2010 he became General Manager and CFO of the Royal Dutch Shell Companies in Bermuda. In 2013, as Senior Finance & Commercial Manager, took over responsibility for the strategic corporate development of Shell International Exploration & Production in The Hague.
In 2016 he joined a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Company. As operational CFO and Commercial Director, he oversaw the financial management of international investments and business development in the regions Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Holger Stemmler has been a member of the Executive Board of TRIMET Aluminium SE since October 1, 2019 and oversees the Finance Division.