25th & 26th June 2025 in Hamburg

Michael Pradel

Michael Pradel

Michael Pradel


Michael Pradel, a Hamburg native, is a trained business economist. He spent nine years at the specialist forwarding company HOYER Group before moving to Hapag-Lloyd Italy in 1999.

Here, he held various positions until taking over as Managing Director of the so-called Area Italy. In 2013, Mr. Pradel returned to Hamburg to head Hapag-Lloyd’s Region Europe, later divided into South and North, before assuming the position of Senior Managing Director Global Procurement in May 2022.

In his spare time, you can find Michael Pradel with a fly fishing by the water, unless he is busy taking care of his bonsai trees.

Represented in the following tracks at the Procurement Summit:

  • 2024 MAIN STAGE: CPO 2030 – how is the role changing?

Michael Pradel and many more register for the Procurement Summit now!