Dr. John Benjamin Schroeder

Managing Director

Ferrostaal GmbH

Professional history

since March 2012Executive Board Member of Ferrostaal GmbH
since beginning of 1997Managing Director, MPC Münchmeyer Petersen & Co. GmbH
Responsible for the Commodities and Machinery as well as Consumer Goods divisions
Assumption of various executive and Advisory Council functions within the group of companies
Areas of focus:
Mergers + acquisitions, strategy, reorganisation and restructuring, international trade, legal and human resources
since May 1996Managing Director, Coutinho Caro + Co International Trading GmbH (a subsidiary of MPC Münchmeyer Petersen & Co. GmbH)
since beginning of 1996Co-Partner, MPC Münchmeyer Petersen & Co. GmbH
1995 - 1996Management affiliates worldwide
since 1995Activity on behalf of MPC Münchmeyer Petersen & Co. GmbH

1986 - 1994Various positions with solicitors' firms, banks and trading firms both within Germany and abroad


Doctoral degree in insurance law, University of Hamburg
Admission to the bar of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Legal clerkship with the Berlin Court of Appeal - Second bar exam
Study of law at the Universität Hamburg - First bar exam