Welcome to the JF Hillebrand Group

Since our formation in 1844 in Mainz, Germany, and for over 170 years of continuous trading, we have upheld our corporate values of specialization, passion, and service excellence.

About us

The JF Hillebrand Group operates a number of highly specialized logistics companies, each of which is a market leader in their respective sector.

We take pride in being an innovative group, ever changing and adapting to the needs of the markets in which we operate. As well as offering first class logistics services, our companies also lead the way in the development of leading edge products, services and IT tools for the industries in which they operate.

However, while we continue to grow and expand our horizons, we also recognize that it is our people, ideas and values that enable us to do what we do.



We actively support and engage in the United Nations Global Compact initiative, which encourages businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsible policies.

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Pierre BONEL | CCO



Pierre BENICHOU | Deputy CEO

Leendert VIS | CIO

Thorsten BEER | CFO

Our Companies

100% beverage, 100% JF Hillebrand.

JF Hillebrand is the world’s leading logistics provider to the beverage trade. Since inception, the company has been dedicated solely to the efficient and cost-effective logistics of beverages. Today, we work with some of the world’s leading retailers, producers and brewers to manage the global flow of beverages.

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Supply Chain Solutions. Delivered.

Satellite Logistics Group (SLG) specializes in supply chain management for the beer industry. The company delivers innovative and efficient supply chain solutions to help clients manage their businesses more strategically and accommodate changing needs.

A solid company for liquid solutions

Trans Ocean is the largest flexitank operator in the world. Formed in 1984, the company has been providing unrivalled bulk logistics solutions and innovative flexitank products to clients across the chemical, oil, pharmaceutical and food industries.

Press Room

October 1, 2017  JF Hillebrand Group Corporate press kit

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September 7, 2017  JF Hillebrand Group today announced that its Supervisory Board will appoint Cees van Gent to take over from Christophe Bernard as Chief Executive Officer, effective on the 1st of October 2017

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August 8, 2017   JF Hillebrand Group announces that Chris Porter will join the Benevolent as CEO

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August 7, 2017   JF Hillebrand Group acquires Sidekick

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July 24, 2017   JF Hillebrand Group announces reorganisation of Americas to accelerate growth

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July 7, 2017   JF Hillebrand at the International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show 2017

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July 4, 2017   JF Hillebrand and InterRail introduce the first results of their test rail Europe/China during Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017

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June 21, 2017   JF Hillebrand and Maersk Line partner for sustainable growth by signing the Carbon Pact

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June 16, 2017   JF Hillebrand puts the rail shipment Europe/China to the test and introduces the first results during Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017

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June 13, 2017JF Hillebrand to sign Maersk Line’s Carbon Pact

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May 24, 2017   JF Hillebrand at Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017

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May 22, 2017   The Experts Zone returns for Vinexpo Bordeaux 2017. Focus on logistics and international regulations

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April 25, 2017   Yoonmi Goh on her first months as Country Manager Korea for JF Hillebrand Group

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March 29, 2017   Vinexpo & JF Hillebrand: a partnership that lasts

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March 21, 2017   JF Hillebrand Group appoints Suthiwan Ingkabovornkij as New Country Vietnam

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January 31, 2017   JF Hillebrand Group appoints Thorsten Beer as new Chief Financial Officer

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January 23, 2017   JF Hillebrand Group appoints Joe Marsili as new Country Manager New Zealand

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September 16, 2016   JF Hillebrand Group appoints David Mawer as new Area Director UK, West and Central Europe

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August 30, 2016   Cobepa and Sofina acquire MOL’s share in JF Hillebrand Group AG

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August 12, 2016   JF Hillebrand Group appoints Marliese Martin as new Area Director Africa, Middle East and India

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We look forward to hearing from you

JF Hillebrand Group | Head office
Carl-Zeiss Strasse 6 | PostFach 100254
55129 Mainz Hechtsheim | Germany