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Hanno was appointed to Executive Director, Tata Group Synergy Programmes in June 2021, to lead the Tata Group activities in exploring opportunities in the battery space. He is a member of the Jaguar Land Rover executive management board.

Hanno has been in financial and strategic management roles for the last 15 years, in roles as a CFO and with a focus on mobility and electrification strategies as well as the luxury automotive sector.

Before his most recent appointment, since 2016 Hanno was Executive Director, Corporate and Strategy as a member of the Jaguar Land Rover executive management board, where his direct responsibilities included leadership of Corporate Strategy, Product Strategy, Global Financial Services, IT, Royal & Diplomatic Affairs and the Special Operations division.  

Prior to joining Jaguar Land Rover in 2016, he has held board positions as Chief Financial Officer for the Land and Sea Division at Rolls Royce plc, Chief Financial Officer at Aston Martin Lagonda as well as Director of Finance and IT at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars. 

Throughout his career, Hanno has had at heart to always take a logical and progressive approach to challenges and to create a motivational environment for his teams.  

Hanno holds a degree as 'Diplom-Kaufmann' in Business Administration obtained at Freie Universitaet Berlin. He enjoys cycling, playing golf, and has a passion for classic cars.