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Achim Lohrie | Advisory Board

Mr. Lohrie is the Head of Corporate Responsibility at Tchibo GmbH in Hamburg, Germany since April 2006. Tchibo is the world’s fourth-largest coffee roaster and No. 3 eCommerce vendor of Non-Food articles in Germany.

In this position, Mr. Lohrie is responsible for the continuous development, adaptation and implementation of sustainability strategies for Tchibo (environmental and social responsibility, integrity of the management, corporate governance and corporate citizenship). He is a member of the SAI Advisory Board since 1997 and is its chair since October 2009.

From 1992 to 2005, he was the Head of Social Strategy Development and Controlling for Otto GmbH & Co. KG, the largest mail-order catalogue group in the world, and Managing Director of Systain Consulting GmbH, offering consulting services in corporate social responsibility. In these positions, he was responsible for developing and implementing management systems of social relevance and for Otto Group internal and external consultancy. Mr. Lohrie has a law degree and served as the in-house counsel in the legal department of Otto from 1990 to 1992. He also served as the Executive Director of the Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry in Developing Countries (FSAF).