Hans Richard Schmitz was appointed to the Management Board at HAMBORNER REIT AG in December 2008 and is responsible for the fields of Asset Management, Technology / Maintenance, Finance / Accounting, Taxes, Legal / Corporate Governance, Investor Relations, Insurance, Project Management, IT, Corporate Services and Holdings. From 1985 - 1991 he worked as Managing Director at the Deutsche Schutzvereinigung für Wertpapierbesitz e.V. in Düsseldorf. Thereafter he was responsible for the positions of Head of Investor Relations at RWE AG and subsequently Deutsche Post AG, where he supported the successful initial public offer of the "Aktie Gelb" ("Yellow Share"). Furthermore, Hans Richard Schmitz was a member of the Executive Board for ten years - for two of which he was President - at DIRK e.V. (German Investor Relations Organisation). He was born in 1956 in Hanover, is a qualified banker and since 1987 has been a registered attorney-at-law specialising in the fields of capital market and stock corporation law.