Christian W.E. Haub

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Christian Wilhelm Erich Haub
Born 1964; 53 years ago (1964)
Tacoma, Washington
Nationality American, German
Education Master's Degree in Social and Economic Sciences
Alma mater Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration
Occupation Co-CEO of Tengelmann Group, President & Chairman of Emil Capital Partners, LLC.
Home town Greenwich, Connecticut
Board member of Board of Directors of Metro Inc., Board of Directors of BrightFarms, Boston College Board of Trustees, Advisory Board member of the Schulich School of Business, former Board member at A&P, former Board member of the Food Marketing Institute, former Board of Trustees of St. Joseph's University
Spouse(s) Liliane Haub
Children Marie-Liliane
Parent(s) Erivan Haub
Helga Haub
Relatives Elizabeth Haub (grandmother)

Christian W.E. Haub is a businessman. He is the Co-CEO of the Tengelmann Group, together with his brother Karl-Erivan Haub.[2] He is also Chairman and President of Emil Capital Partners and a former board member and CEO of Montvale, New Jersey's Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) from December 3, 1991 until February 22, 2002.[3][4][5][6]

Mr. Haub is a partner and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Tengelmann. Haub is a member of the Board of Directors of Metro Inc., Montreal, Quebec,[7] and was on the board of directors of the Food Marketing Institute, while also being Director of BrightFarms as of 2015.[8]

In A&P, he served as CEO (since May 1, 1998), Executive Chairman of the Board (since August 15, 2005) and Chair of the Executive Committee (since May 1, 2001). In addition, Mr. Haub also served as President of the Company from December 7, 1993 through February 24, 2002, and from November 4, 2002 through November 15, 2004.


Haub is a current member at the Boston College Board of Trustees,[9] as well as 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 United States. He was greeted by thousands of fans alongside Fifth Avenue. Co-Grand Marshals included Congressman Michael McMahon and Fox 5 TV reporter Linda Schmidt.[12]

He has in the past collaborated with The Children's Health Fund, founded by singer-songwriter Paul Simon and Irwin Redlener, MD.[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, Christian 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]


  1. ^ Light the World Campaign Newsletter of Boston College Fall 2011, Vol. 4, No. 3
  2. ^ "Erivan Haub & family". Forbes. World's Billionaires. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  3. ^ Cruz, Julie; De Jong, David. "Tengelmann Billionaire Haub Retires as Outsiders Win Role". Bloomberg. Bloomberg. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  4. ^ SPECTOR, MIKE. "Everything You Need to Know About the A&P Bankruptcy". The Wall Street Journal. WSJ. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  5. ^ Haub, Christian. "In consideration of the agreements reflected below...". Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Christian Wilhelm Erich Haub". BloombergBusiness. Executive Profile. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  7. ^ "Christian W.E. Haub". Metro Inc. Director. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  8. ^ Hales, Roy. "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. 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. Retrieved 2 November 2014. 
  14. ^ "20th Anniversary Gala". Children's Health Fund. Children's Health Fund. 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. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 
  16. ^ "2015 Distinguished Volunteer Award Recipients". Boston College. Boston College. Retrieved 23 April 2015. 

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