Christian W.E. Haub

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Christian Wilhelm Erich Haub
Born1964 (age 59–60)
NationalityGerman, American
EducationVienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Occupation(s)CEO of Tengelmann Group
President & chairman, Emil Capital Partners, LLC.
Board member ofMetro Inc.
Boston College
Schulich School of Business
SpouseLiliane Haub
Parent(s)Erivan Haub
Helga Haub
RelativesElizabeth Haub (grandmother)

Christian W.E. Haub (born 1964) is a German billionaire businessman. He is the CEO of the Tengelmann Group,[1] the chairman and president of Emil Capital Partners and a former director and CEO of Montvale, New Jersey's Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company from December 1991 to February 2002.[2][3][4][5]

As of August 2021, Haub has an estimated net worth of US$2.9 billion.[6]

Haub is a partner and CEO of Tengelmann. Haub is a director of Metro Inc., Montreal, Quebec, Canada,[7] and was a director of the Food Marketing Institute, and director of BrightFarms as of 2015.[8]

In A&P, was CEO (since May 1998), executive chairman (since August 2005) and chair of the executive committee (since May 2001). In addition, Haub was president from December 1993 through February 2002, and from November 2002 through November 2004.

Other roles[edit]

Haub is a member at the Boston College board of trustees,[9] an advisory board member of the Schulich School of Business at York University in Canada and a former member of the board of trustees of St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.[9][10][11]

In 2009, Haub was honored as Grand Marshal at the German-American Steuben Parade in New York City, the largest celebration of German-American friendship in the US.[12] Haub has in the past collaborated with The Children's Health Fund.[13][14]

In December 2014, the Tacoma Art Museum unveiled its new Haub Family Galleries wing, following Erivan and Helga Haub's donation of $20 million and 295 pieces of Western art to the institution. The galleries have become one of the foremost collections of Western art in North America.[15]

In 2015, Haub and his wife, Liliane, were awarded the James F. Cleary '50, H'93 Masters Award from Boston College for helping to "engage a growing network of current-student parents with BC" and spreading "the message of BC's increasing reputation for excellence".[16]

Personal life[edit]

Haub is married to Liliane; they have four children and live in Munich, Germany.[6]


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  2. ^ Cruz, Julie; De Jong, David (21 January 2013). "Tengelmann Billionaire Haub Retires as Outsiders Win Role". Bloomberg. Bloomberg. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  3. ^ SPECTOR, MIKE (13 December 2010). "Everything You Need to Know About the A&P Bankruptcy". The Wall Street Journal. WSJ. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
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  7. ^ "Christian W.E. Haub". Metro Inc. Director. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  8. ^ Hales, Roy (6 February 2014). "BrightFarms, Inc Secures $4.9 Million For Business Expansion". CleanTechnica. CleanTechnica. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Boston College Board of Trustees". Boston College. Boston College. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  10. ^ "Leadership Awards Dinner 2010". St Joseph's University. HONOREES. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  11. ^ "THE DEAN'S ADVISORY COUNCIL". Schulich School of Business. University of York. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  12. ^ "About Us: Grand Marshalls". German-American Steuben Parade. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  13. ^ "CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF CARING FOR KIDS, STILL COMMITTED TO THEIR FUTURE" (PDF). Children's Health Fund (Fall/Winter): 7. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 23 September 2015. Retrieved 2 November 2014.
  14. ^ "20th Anniversary Gala". Children's Health Fund. Children's Health Fund. Archived from the original on 10 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  15. ^ PONNEKANTI, ROSEMARY. "TAM's Haub Western art wing opens next weekend with a sleek design — and art that needs explaining". The News Tribune. The News Tribune. Archived from the original on 14 June 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  16. ^ "2015 Distinguished Volunteer Award Recipients". Boston College. Boston College. Retrieved 23 April 2015.