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We look back on a successful century - a time in which we have gained vast amounts of experience - enabling us to offer you the best possible expertise today:

  • 1908

    Our firm of Average Adjusters was formed by Alfred Schmidt as well as Dr. Erich Prosch and Ludwig Schroeder, who joined the company in the following years.

  • 1922

    Dr. Erich Prosch was appointed as Average Adjuster.

  • 1926

    Ludwig Schroeder was appointed as Average Adjuster.

  • 1937

    Dr. Erich Prosch delivered his legal dissertation about Law of General Average.

  • 1946 / 1947

    Dr. Erich Prosch passed away.

  • 1958

    Alfred Schmidt retired.
    Werner Schult joined the partnership.

  • 1975

    Ludwig Schroeder retired.
    Wolfgang Stichling opened his own adjusting practice.

  • 1976

    Hans-Guenther Held joined as partner with Werner Schult.
    Juergen Hahn joined the firm.

  • 1979

    Juergen Hahn joined Wolfgang Stichling.

  • 1980

    Wolfgang Hilbrich joined Wolfgang Stichling.

  • 1981

    Werner Schult retired.

  • 1982

    Hans-Guenther Held, Wolfgang Stichling and Juergen Hahn merged to form a partnership of Stichling Held Hahn.

  • 1983

    Opening of an office in Limassol, Cyprus by Juergen Hahn.

  • 1986

    The partnership is changed to form a private limited company.
    Wolfgang Hilbrich became Shareholder of Stichling Held Hahn GmbH

  • 1989

    Hans-Guenther Held retired.

  • 1990

    Opening of an office in London.
    Stichling Held Hahn changed its name to Stichling Hahn Hilbrich.

  • 1997 - 2001

    Juergen Hahn was elected as President of the Cyprus Shipping Council

  • 2004

    Juergen Hahn returned to Hamburg to run the German operation.
    Wolfgang Stichling retired at the end of the year and remained a Shareholder in the company.

  • 2006

    Wolfgang Hilbrich retired at the end of the year and remained a Shareholder in the company.
    He continued to work as a Consultant of the company.

  • 2009

    Stichling Hahn Hilbrich sold the Cyprus Company by way of Management Buy-Out.

  • 2014

    Stichling Hahn Hilbrich acquired certification in compliance with DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 and UKAS for Loss and Average Adjusting Services. Certifying organization: Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA).

  • 2016

    Juergen Hahn bought all shares of the company at the beginning of the year and became the sole shareholder of Stichling Hahn Hilbrich GmbH.