Team Cologne
Team Cologne

UDO HECK - President, Metal Partner GmbH

 Udo Heck founded Metal Partner in 1992 after previously gaining many years of experience in metal trading. He began his career with an apprenticeship at Hoechst AG Knapsack, Cologne, in 1960.

1963-1968 Assisten Manager, Metal Department, Hoechst AG, Knapsack, Cologne.

1968-1973 Manager, Ferro Alloys and Barter Deal Department, Krupp AG, Cologne.

 1973-1976 Director, Ferro Alloys Desk Worldwide, British Metals Corporation, Düsseldorf.

 1976-1983 Managing Director and Owner of German Subsidiary, Satra Corporation / GGI, Cologne.

 1983-1992 Managing Director Ferro Alloys worldwide, Axel Johnson Resources, Cologne.

 1992 to date President, Managing Director and Owner Metal Partner GmbH, Cologne.

LARS HECK - Managing Director, Metal Partner GmbH and Managing Director, Metal Partner Swiss AG

 Lars Heck studied economics at the University of Cologne after completing his apprenticeship as an Industrial Business Management Assistent at Strabag Bau AG. In 1997, he founded Metal Partner's subsidiary company, Golf Partner GbR with his mother and brother, then moved on to join Metal Partner GmbH in 2006.

1992-1994 Industrial Management Assistent, Strabag Bau AG, Cologne.

1994-1997 Studies in (Political) Economics, University of Cologne.

1997-2006 Co-Owner/Director of Sales, Golf Partner GbR, Cologne.

2006-2014 Director, Metal Partner GmbH, Cologne.

2007 to date Managing Director, Metal Partner Swiss AG, Zug, Switzerland.

 2015 to date Managing Director, Metal Partner GmbH, Cologne.

JENS HECK - Managing Director, Metal Partner GmbH and Managing Director, Metal Partner Dubai Ltd.

 Jens Heck studied business administration at the University of Cologne. In 1997, he founded Metal Partner's subsidiary company Golf Partner GbR with his mother and brother. He headed the company for a total of 17 years before deciding to join the major company.

1987-1990 Trainee, Axel Johnson Ore & Metals GmbH, Cologne.

1992-1997 Graduated as Diplom-Kaufmann, University of Cologne.

1997-2006 Co-Owner, Golf Partner GbR (Co-Owner), Cologne.

2006-2013 Managing Director, GP Golf GmbH, Cologne.

2013-2014 Director, Metal Partner GmbH, Cologne.

2013 to date Managing Director, Metal Partner Ltd., Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

2015 to date Managing Director, Metal Partner GmbH, Cologne


JOSEFINE MUNARI - Manager, Accounting, Controlling and Logistics

Josefine Munari joined the company in 2009 just after finishing her apprenticeship.  While employed at Metal Partner, she completed her studies in Business Administration. 

2008-2010 Apprentice, Merchant in Wholesale and Foreign Trade, L & M Rohstoffhandelsgesellschaft mbH, Ratingen.

2010-2014 Studies of Business Administration, BA, Hochschule für Oekonomie und Management (FOM), Cologne.

2010 Manager, Accounting, Controlling and Logistics, Metal Partner GmbH, Cologne.