The Company

The company

Tank & Rast, a modern service provider on the autobahn


Dr. Karl-H. Rolfes, CEO

  • Since 2001 CEO at Autobahn Tank & Rast
  • 1998-2000 Elf France (TotalFinaElf), Paris: Director for Motorway Operations and Major Filling Stations
  • 1991-1998 Elf Germany, Düsseldorf and Berlin; last position: Head of Retail and Restaurant Operations; previously Head of Legal Affairs and Strategy
  • 1986-1990 Department of Energy Management, University of Münster
  • Before Studies in Münster and Lausanne, state law exam; doctorate in European Business Law; Ecole Supérieur des Cadres (Elf Paris)
Peter Markus Löw, CRO

Peter Markus Löw, Deputy CEO

  • Since 2017 Deputy CEO
  • Since 2008 Managing Director – Chief Regulatory Officer (CRO), Autobahn Tank & Rast
  • 2005-2008 Chief Representative for Governmental Affairs, Autobahn Tank & Rast
  • 2001-2005 Director General for Corporate Communication & Public Affairs, Autobahn Tank & Rast
  • 1999-2001 Federal Ministry of Transport, Construction and Housing, Berlin: Head of Communication and member of the core managerial team of the Federal Minister; previously: Personal Advisor to the Federal Minister
  • 1997-1999 State Chancellery of Saarland, Parliament of Saarland
  • Before Studies in German Philology and Political Sciences at the Universities of Saarbruecken, Berlin and Dublin

 Other activities:

  • Pro Mobilitaet e.V. (registered organisation) - Initiative for Transport Infrastructure: Vice-President
  • Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation): Member of the Steering Committee of the Management Circle
  • Saarlandbotschafter ("Ambassador of the Saarland")