Mr. Arendt is the Managing Director of The Luxembourg Freeport a state of the art, high-end, secure facility for the storage of fine art and other valuables in a tax friendly environment under customs supervision. The Luxembourg Freeport is becoming operational in September 2014.
Prior to joining NLC, Mr. Arendt was the Executive Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer of Cargolux Airlines International S.A. , the Luxembourg-based all cargo air-carrier, and a member of its Executive Committee from October 1998 to December 2011.
Prior to joining Cargolux in October 1998, Mr. Arendt was a member of the Management team of Banque Générale du Luxembourg S.A., where he exercised various functions, including head of corporate finance.
Prior to joining Banque Générale du Luxembourg S.A. in October 1994, Mr Arendt was Vice President at Merrill Lynch, where he worked in the New York and London-based corporate finance teams of the investment bank.
Mr. Arendt is a lawyer by education. He holds LLM’s from King’s College, London University and New York University School of Law. He practiced law for several years with the Luxembourg law firm of Arendt & Medernach and the New York law firms of Shearman & Sterling and Debevoise & Plimpton.
Mr. Arendt was named CFO of the Year 2009 by CFO World.