Hanns joined Kreston Bansbach, one of Kreston’s founding members (1971) in 1989. He has headed the Freiburg office since 1993, been a partner since 2000 and a member of the Kreston Bansbach management board since 2010. In December 2019, he was elected Managing Partner of Kreston Bansbach.

Hanns also holds positions as a member of the German tax consultant examining body and a board member of the Institute of Public Auditors in Germany. He is also a member of the supervisory boards of several of his firm’s clients.

Rich Howard, Chairman, Kreston: “I am delighted to welcome Hanns to the Kreston Board. I have known Hanns for many years, and I know he will relish the challenge of helping Kreston with the next stage of its development. Hanns has a wealth of experience across a number of the network's business lines, and I am confident he will make a major contribution to Kreston during his term on the Board.”

Hanns-Georg Schell, Kreston Bansbach: “I am honoured to join the Kreston Board at an exciting time for the network. I see lots of opportunities for our network as we continue to expand and build our offering to our global clients. Our network is one large family and we thrive on our close ties and togetherness. I look forward to the bright future that Kreston.