The Supervisory Board of Salzgitter AG

The core tasks of the Supervisory Board are to advise and supervise the Executive Board in its management of the company. In accordance with the law, certain fundamental decisions may only be made with its approval. It has determined that, in addition, certain types of transactions require its approval. The members of the Supervisory Board are liable to the company for any dereliction of duty. The company’s D&O insurance provides for an appropriate deductible.

The Supervisory Board comprises 21 members, specifically ten shareholder and ten employee representatives plus one other member. This composition has been laid down under the provisions of the Co-Determination Amendment Act applicable to the company, in conjunction with Article 7 of the company’s Articles of Incorporation.

Remuneration of the Supervisory Board

PDF Individualized attendance of the Supervisory Board members

PDF Rules of procedure for the Supervisory Board

Heinz-Gerhard Wente

Chairman

Profile

Heinz-Gerhard Wente, born in 1951, nationality german, completed a commercial apprenticeship at Continental AG and studied economics in Hanover and Göttingen.

His entire professional career was spent in the service of the Continental Group. Mr. Wente joined Continental in 1978 when he launched his career in Industrial Engineering and later assumed various tasks in the Marketing and Controlling areas. In 1993 he was appointed general manager of ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH and Chairman of the Management Board in 1998. In 2000, Mr. Wente joined ContiTech Vibration Control where he took up a Board position. From 2001 to 2008, Heinz-Gerhard Wente was in charge of ContiTech Fluid Technology.

Mr. Wente was appointed to the Executive Board of Continental AG in 2007. Here, he initially assumed the position of Chief Personnel Officer and Labor Relations Director. As from October 2008, he also assumed the role of Chairman of the Management Board of ContiTech AG and headed this division of the Continental Group. Having relinquished his remit as­ Chief Personnel Officer, in 2011 Wente took over as head of the ContiTech Division, along with responsibility for central procurement of the group. Upon expiry of his contract, he retired from the Executive Board of Continental AG at the end of April 2015. Over the period from 2010 through February 2016, Wente was active as Vice President of Hanover’s Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and from 2007 until 2011 Vice President of the Federal Employers' Association of the Chemical Industry (BAVC).

Heinz-Gerhard Wente has been a member of Salzgitter AG’s Supervisory Board since September 2015 and has held the position of Chairman of the Supervisory Board since April 2016. He ist currently appointed until 2023.

Mandates

Vorsitzender
Mitglied des Vorstands der Continental AG i. R., Hannover
b)

  • Alpha ABMD Holdco B. V., Alkmaar, Niederlande, seit 15. Juli 2019

Vice chairman

Dr. Hans-Jürgen Urban

Profile

Year
1961

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since   
2008, Vice-Chairman since 2011

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Studies in Politics, Economics and Philosophy in Bonn, Gießen and Marburg
  • Doctoral degree Dr. phil. Social Sciences and Philosophy at Philipps-Universität Marburg

Professional background

  • 1991 Trade Union Secretary District Management at IG Metall, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1992 Trade Union Secretary Social Policy Department at IG Metall Management Board
  • 1998-2003 Head of Social Policy Department (since 2001 Functional Area Social Policy) at IG Metall Management Board 
  • 2001 Research stay as a guest scientist at Wissenschaftszentrum für Sozialforschung Berlin (WZB)
  • 2003 Head of Functional Area Social Policy / Fundamental Issues / Strategic Planning at IG Metall Management Board 
  • since 2007 Managing Director at IG Metall
  • 2014 Habilitation and private lecturer for sociology at University Jena

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  •  Managing Director at IG Metall


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter

  • Supervisory Board DGB Rechtsschutz GmbH


Other activities

  • Member of the Administrative Council at Bundesagentur für Arbeit

  • Institute Advisory Board DGB Index Gute Arbeit

  • Member of the Board of Trustees at Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

Mandates

Vice Chairman
Chairman Member of the Management Board of Industriegewerkschaft Metall, Frankfurt am Main

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter (Vice Chairman)

Neutral member

Dr. Werner Tegtmeier

Profile

Year
1940

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2008

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Commercial apprenticeship (industrial clerk) Continental AG
  • Studies in Economics and Social Sciences in Hamburg (HWP and Universität Hamburg) (Dipl.-Kfm. and Volkswirt, Dr. rer. pol.)


Professional background               

  • Staff of the co-determination commission appointed by the German federal government at Ruhruniversität Bochum (Manager)
  • 1970-1976 Federal Chancellery
  • 1971-1973 Research Assistant planning department, Head of Division Social Politics
  • 1973-1976 Group leader „Political Planning“
  • 1976-2002 German Ministry of Labor and Social Order
  • 1976-1987 Head of General and Planning Department Ministerial Director
  • 1988-2002 State Secretary

 

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • retired civil servant


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • none


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

State Secretary, retired, of the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs

  • No membership in other governing bodies

Owners’ representative

Ulrike Brouzi

Profile

Year
1965

Nationality
german

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2013

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Studies in Business Mathematics at the University of Augsburg
  • Dipl. Math. oec.


Professional background

  • 1990-2007 Bayern LB (various positions)
  • 2008-2010 NORD/LB  Head of Risk Controlling
  • 2010-2012 NORD/LB  General Manager Financial Markets
  • 2012-2018 NORD/LB  Executive Board Member (CFO/COO)
  • since 09/2018 Executive Board Member at DZ BANK AG, Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt (CFO since 01/2019)


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Management Board DZ BANK AG


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall AG, Schwäbisch Hall
  • Member of the Supervisory Board R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Wiesbaden
  • Member of the Supervisory Board R+V Lebensversicherung AG, Wiesbaden
  • Member of the Supervisory Board Union Asset Management Holding AG, Frankfurt am Main
  • Vice-Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board DZ Compliance-Partner GmbH, Neu-Isenburg 


Other activities

  • none

Mandates

Member of the Board of Managing Directors of DZ Bank AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall AG, Schwäbisch Hall, since January 1, 2019
  • R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Wiesbaden, since January 1, 2019
  • R+V Lebensversicherung AG, Wiesbaden, since January 1, 2019
  • Union Asset Management Holding AG, Frankfurt am Main, since April 8, 2019
  • DZ CompliancePartner GmbH, Neu-Isenburg, since January 29, 2019, (Vice Chairwoman since March 22, 2019)

Dr. Bernd Drouven

Profile

Year
1955

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2018

Appointed until
2023

Education

 

  • Studied metallurgy and electrometallurgy at RWTH Aachen
  • Postdoc at Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania, USA)

 

Professional background

  • 1982-87 Head of Department at Preussag AG Metall
  • 1987-88 General Manager IC Metals Division Singapore, Degussa AG
  • 1988-91 Managing Director of Demetron Gesellschaft für Elektronikwerkstoffe mbH (Degussa AG group company)
  • 1991-98 Managing Director of Leybold Materials GmbH (Degussa AG group company)
  • 1995-97 Head of Business Unit Materials at Balzers and Leybold
  • 1998-00 Executive Board Member at Possehl Besi Electronics N.V.
  • 2000-01 Chairman of the Executive Board at Possehl Besi Electronics N.V.
  • 2001-03 Managing Director of Spiess-Urania Chemicals GmbH
  • 2004-05 Vice President Strategic Planning/International Affairs at Norddeutsche Affinerie AG (now Aurubis AG)
  • 2006-08 CFO at Norddeutsche Affinerie AG (now Aurubis AG)
  • 2008-11 Chairman of the Executive Board at Aurubis AG
  • 2013-14 Supervisory Board Member at Aurubis AG
  • 2014-15 Chairman of the Executive Board at Aurubis AG
  • 2015-18 Supervisory Board Member at Aurubis AG

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • retired 


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • none


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Member of the Executive Board of Aurubis AG, retired, Hamburg

  • No membership in other governing bodies

Roland Flach

Profile

Year
1944

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2013

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Commercial apprenticeship and qualification as industrial clerk at M.Westermann GmbH Arnsberg (metal industry)
  • Studies and graduation at the Federal Social State Academy of North Rhine-Westphalia (staatlich wiss. Sozialakademie des Landes NRW in Dortmund)


Professional background

  • 1963  Helmut Horten AG Düsseldorf – Management traineeship; later Vice Manager for Administration and HR in stores
    Organizer in Central Organization Department 
  • 1967  Großversandhaus Schöpflin Lörrach 
    Head of Central Organization for the retail stores
  • 1970  OTTO Warenhaus GmbH Hamburg
    Department Manager Organization und Data Processing 
  • 1973  Bieberhaus KG Frankfurt
    Chief Representative
    Chairman of the Managing Board (Departments Sales and Purchasing)
  • 1976  Neckermann KGaA Frankfurt
    Director and Division Manager Central Sales Hardware for Stationary Trade
  • 1982  Einkaufsbüro Deutscher Eisenhändler GmbH
    Deputy Managing Director Purchasing Department 
  • 1983  Hertie Waren und Kaufhaus GmbH, Frankfurt
    Director, Division Manager of various departments
    Authorized Representative for Restructuring
    Authorized Representative for Strategy Development and M&A
    Managing Director of the major associated companies
  • 1990 Sound & Technik GmbH, Wiesbaden
    Managing Partner of a group of 20 distribution companies (technology )
  • 1996  Nürnberger Bund Grosseinkauf e.G. i. L. (purchasing cooperative with more than 2000 members)
    Executive Board – Purchasing and Marketing – on behalf of the creditor banks, the company was in insolvency – preservation,
    recovery and transfer of functions to other companies. Transformation of the cooperative into a stock company, contribution to the WCM AG
  • 1999  WCM Beteiligungs- und Grundbesitz AG, Executive Board, Chairman of the Executive Board since 2002
    Member of the following Supervisory Boards:    
    1. Klöckner Werke AG, 2001 –  2006, Chairman     
    2. RSE AG  2000 – 2012, Chairman 
    3. KHS AG  2002 – 2008  Chairman 
    4. IVG Holding AG, 2001 – 2004, Chairman 
    5. Maternus Kliniken AG 2000 – 2007, Member 
    6. Ymos AG, 2002 – 2006, Chairman 
    7. Maag Holding AG, Zürich, 2001 – 2007 Vice President of the Administrative Council   
    8. BHE AG 2001-2011, Chairman 
    9. Gehag AG, 2003 – 2005,  Member and Chairman or Member of the supervisory board in several other domestic and foreign subsidiaries / associated companies     
  • 2006 Klöckner Werke AG  Chairman of the Executive Board
  • 2012  retired


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate    

Occupation held

  • retired


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board KHS GmbH, Dortmund


Other activities

  • Consultant

Mandates

Chairman of the Executive Board of Klöckner-Werke AG, retired, Duisburg
Chairman of the Management Board of KHS AG, retired, Dortmund

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • KHS GmbH, Dortmund

Reinhold Hilbers

Profile

Year
1964

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2018

Appointed until
2023


Education

  • Apprenticeship as wholesale and retail merchant
  • Studies in Business Administration at Fachhochschule Osnabrück, graduation as Dipl. Kaufmann (FH)


Professional background

  • 1991  Georg Utz GmbH, Schüttorf, Product Management and Sales
  • 1993  Volksbank Lingen eG, Lending Business, Corporate Customer Advisory
  • 1999  Lebenshilfe Nordhorn gGmbH, Administration Manager for Commercial Activities
    Areas:
    - Accounting
    - Reporting
    - Real Estate
    - Horizontal functions
    - Financing
    - Charges negotiations
  • 2003  Member of the CDU group in the State Parliament of Lower Saxony
  • 2013-2017  Vice Chairman of the CDU group in the State Parliament of Lower Saxony
  • 2017  Finance Minister of Lower Saxony


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate    

Occupation held

  • Finance Minister of Lower Saxony


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board at NORD/LB
  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Deutsche Messe AG
  • Member of the Administrative Board at KfW Bankengruppe


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Minister of Finance of the Federal State of Lower Saxony

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hanover (Chairman)
  • Deutsche Messe AG, Hanover

b)

  • KfW-Bankengruppe (Board of Administration)

Prof. Dr. Susanne Knorre

Profile

Year
1961

Nationality
german

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2018

Appointed until
2023


Education

  • Studied political science and economics at University of Hamburg and Basel - graduated as a political scientist, state examination for senior public administration
  • Postdoc at University of Hamburg

 

Professional background

  • 1988-91 Advisor to the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Transport for the state of Rheinland-Pfalz
  • 1991-94 Head of the Minister's Office at the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Transport for the state of Rheinland-Pfalz
  • 1994 Preussag AG, Hanover
  • 1998-00 Head of Group Communications at Preussag AG
  • 2000-03 Minister for Economic Affairs, Technology and Transport for the state of Lower Saxony, Hanover
  • 2002-15 Various lecturing positions at University of Hanover, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, University of Capetown, University of Hildesheim, Quadriga University of Applied Sciences in Berlin
  • 2003-05 Managing Director at GROTE&KNORRE and Management Partner at Weber Shandwick Kommunikationsberatung
  • Since 2005 Management consultant
  • Since 2005 Lecturer in Communications Management at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences
  • since 2007 part-time professor

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Management consultant 


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • RÜTTGERS Germany GmbH
  • STEAG GmbH
  • NordLB
  • Deutsche Bahn AG  


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Business consultant

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Deutsche Bahn AG, Berlin
  • Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hanover
  • RÜTGERs Germany GmbH, Castrop-Rauxel
  • STEAG GmbH, Essen

Dr. Dieter Köster

Profile

Year
1948

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2008

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Abitur 1968
  • Studies in Building Trade (Dipl.-Ing. TU) at Technical University of Aachen 1972
  • Studies in Industrial Engineering (Dipl.-Wirtschafts-Ing. TU) at Technical University of Aachen 1975
  • Doctoral degree Dr. rer. pol. at TU Dresden 2007


Professional background

  • 1975  Managing Partner at Köster GmbH, Osnabrück
  • 1995  Chairman of the Executive Board at Köster AG & Co., Osnabrück
  • 2009-2012  Chairman of the Executive Board, Köster Holding AG, Osnabrück 
  • 2012  retired
  • 2012  Managing Partner at HomeStead GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück
  • 2012  Managing Director at Delta Immobilien Invest GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate    

Occupation held

  • Managing Partner at HomeStead GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück 
  • Managing Director at Delta Immobilien Invest GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Chairman of the supervisory board at Köster Holding AG


Other activities

  • No significant activities 
Mandates

Managing Shareholder of HomeStead GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück
Chairman of the Executive Board of Köster Holding AG, retired, Osnabrück

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Köster Holding AG, Osnabrück (Chairman)

Heinz Kreuzer

Profile

Year
1954

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2018

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Studied mathematics, physics and IT at University of Bonn
    Graduated as mathematician

 

Professional background

  • 1981 Organisation assistant at Kodak AG, Stuttgart
  • 1983 Group Leader "Data Administration" at Württembergische Feuerversicherung AG, Stuttgart
  • 1987 Systems Development Manager at Dun & Bradstreet Schimmelpfeng GmbH, Frankfurt
  • 1988 Additional responsibility for the Technical Services department
  • 1989 Head of IT at Helvetia Versicherungen, Frankfurt
  • 1992 Head of IT and Management Board Member for Helvetia Department for Germany
  • 1995 Director of Information Systems for TUI GmbH & Co. KG, Hanover
  • 1997 Managing Director at TUI InfoTec GmbH
  • 1999 Management spokesperson at TUI InfoTec GmbH, also management spokesperson for Preussag Systemhaus GmbH
  • 2000 Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Preussag AG (now TUI AG)
  • 2003 Also Director of Group Contracting at TUI AG
  • 2007–2018 Chairman of the Board at TUI InfoTec GmbH

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • retired 


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • eves_information technology AG, Brunswick
  • Safarihub Europe Ltd. Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Chairman of the Management Board of TUI InfoTec GmbH, retired, Hanover

Other non-listed companies:
b)

  • eves consulting GmbH, Braunschweig (Advisory Council), until January 20, 2020
  • eves_information technology AG, Braunschweig (Supervisory Board), since January 10, 2020
  • Safarihub Europe Ltd,Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom, since December 1, 2019

Prof. Dr. Joachim Schindler

Profile

Year
1957

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2017

Appointed until
2023


Education

  • Studies in Business Administration in Würzburg and Cologne / Degree: Dipl.-Kfm.
  • Dr. rer. pol., distance learning college FernUniversität Hagen
  • Auditor / Tax Consultant


Professional background

  • 1982  Medium-sized auditing company
  • 1989  KPMG AG (Cologne, London, Berlin    
    - 1995 Partner
    - 2004 Member of the Management Board (until 2012)    
    - 2005  additionally Head of Audit EMA-Region (until 2010)    
    - 2010 Global Head of Audit, Global Executive Team, KPMG International (until 2013)
  • since 2009  Honorary professor Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2015  Auditor in own company


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Auditor


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Rocket Internet SE, Berlin (listed)
  • Chairman CORE SE, Berlin
  • Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG, Berlin


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Accountant in own firm

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • CORE SE, Berlin (Chairman)
  • Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg CAMPUS GmbH, Neuruppin (Vice Chairman), until December 31, 2018
  • Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG, Berlin

Listed companies:
a)

  • Rocket Internet SE, Berlin (Vice Chairman)

Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. Birgit Spanner-Ulmer

Profile

Year
1962

Nationality
german

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2016

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Studies in Industrial Engineering, Specialization Manufacturing at TH Karlsruhe
  • Doctoral Degree Dr.-Ing. at TU München
  • Habilitation at KU Eichstätt

 

Professional background

  • until 1998 Research Assistant 
  • 1999  AUDI AG, Employee in Management in Industrial Engineering and in Concept Development
  • 2004 Professor for Work Science at TU Chemnitz, Faculty for Engineering, Fields:

     -  Human – Technology – Organization
     -  Process and Product Design
     -  Transformation Processes

  • 2012 Director Production and Technology at Bayerischer Rundfunk and Member of the Management

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  •  Director Production and Technology at Bayerischer Rundfunk and Member of the Management


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Bavaria Studios and Production Services


Other activities

  • Member of Zukunftsrat der Bayerischen Wirtschaft
  • Vice-Chairwoman of the senate of Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
Mandates

Director of Production and Technology Bayerischer Rundfunk, Munich

Other non-listed companies:
b)

  • Bavaria Studios & Production und Services GmbH, Geiselgasteig (Supervisory Board - Chairwoman),
    since July 1, 2019
  • Bayern Digital Radio GmbH, Munich (Supervisory Board)

Employee representative

Konrad Ackermann

Profile

Year
1959

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2013

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • 1975-1979 Power electronics technician


Professional background

  • 1979-2001 Production at KHS GmbH, Dortmund
  • 2002 Full-time Works Council Member at KHS GmbH
  • 2008 Vice Chairman of the Works Council at KHS GmbH
  • 2013 Chairman of the Works Council at KHS GmbH
  • 2013 Chairman of the Group Works Council at KHS GmbH
  • 2013 Chairman at ARGE Technologie der Salzgitter AG


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Chairman of the Works Council KHS GmbH, Dortmund


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board KHS GmbH, Dortmund


Other activities

  • Since 2008: Member of the local executive at IG Metall, Dortmund
  • Since 2006: Lay judge (Labor Court Dortmund)
Mandates

Chairman of the General Works Council of KHS GmbH, Dortmund

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • KHS GmbH, Dortmund

Annelie Buntenbach

Profile

Year
1955

Nationality
german

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2013

Appointed until
2023

Education

 

  • History and Philosophy First and Second State examination for teaching in secondary school


Professional background

  • 1983/84 Traineeship in Gütersloh
  • 1985 Case room Satzbau (self-administered)
  • 1991 District Manager Grüne Bielefeld
  • 1994 Member of the Bundestag Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
  • 2002 Head of Department Social Policy IG BAU
  • 2006 Managing Executive Committee DGB


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Member of the Managing Executive Committee at DGB, in this function also Alternating Head of the Administrative Board at Bundesagentur für Arbeit and Deutsche Rentenversicherung Bund.


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • none


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Managing Member of the National Executive Board of the German Trade Union Federation (DGB), Berlin

  • No membership in other governing bodies

Hasan Cakir

Profile

Year
1969

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2006

Appointed until
2023

Education  

  • Apprenticeship as a fitter at Stahlwerke Peine – Salzgitter AG
  • Industrial Foreman in Salzgitter


Professional background

  • 1988 Elected Youth and Trainee Representative
  • 1988 Employee in Production and Maintenance
  • 1990 Elected Chairman of the Youth and Trainee Representation and elected Chairman of the Corporate Youth and Trainee Representation at Preussag Stahl AG
  • 1994 Elected Member of the Works Council / Local Works Council at Preussag Stahl AG for the surface finishing works
  • 1998 Elected Member of the Works Council at Preussag Stahl AG / Elected Member of the Managing Works Council             
    Deputy spokesperson Personnel Committee
  • 2002 Elected member of the works council at Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH / Elected member of the managing works council              
    Spokesperson Personnel Committee  
  • 2006 Elected                   
    - Member of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Works Council           
    - Chairman of the Working Group Steel
    - Member of the KBR / KBA
    - Member of the Bargaining Commission and of the Negotiating Commission Steel
    - Alternating Head of the Administrative Board BKK 2010    
  • 2010 Elected
    - Member of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Working Group Steel
    - Member of the Group Works Council Committee / Group Works Council
    - Member of the Bargaining Commission and of the Negotiating Commission Steel
    - Alternating Head of the Administrative Board BKK
  • 2013 Elected Chairman of the Group Works Council
  • 2014 Elected
    - Member of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Group Works Council
    - Member of the Bargaining Commission and of the Negotiating Commission Steel
    - Alternating Head of the Administrative Board BKK
  • 2018 Elected
    - Member of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Works Council
    - Chairman of the Group Works Council
    - Member of the Bargaining Commission and of the Negotiating Commission Steel
    - Alternating Head of the Administrative Board BKK


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • see above, works council activities


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Chairman of the Group Works Council of Salzgitter AG, Salzgitter
Chairman of the Works Council of Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter

Non-listed consolidated companies:

a)

  • Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter

Gabriele Handke

Profile

Year
1966

Nationality
german

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2015

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Commercial apprenticeship at Stahlwerke Peine-Salzgitter AG (present: PTG)


Professional background

  • 1985 Elected Youth Representative / later Chairwoman of the Youth Representation until 1991 at Stahlwerke Peine - Salzgitter AG
  • 1986 Substitute HR / Administration for the Works Council of Peine and Ilsede 
  • 1995 Member of the Works Council
  • 2010 Vice-Chairwoman of the Works Council Peiner Träger GmbH

 


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Full-time Vice-Chairwoman of the Works Council


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Peiner Träger GmbH, Peine


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Vice Chairwoman of the Works Council of Peiner Träger GmbH, Peine

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • Peiner Träger GmbH, Peine

Norbert Keller

Profile

Year
1958

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2019

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • 1973 Start technical training at Mannesmann Hüttenwerke


Professional background

  • 1977 Machine fitter in Maintenance at Mannesmann Hüttenwerke (Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH – HKM – since 1990)
  • 1994 Member of the works council at HKM
  • 2009 Deputy Chairman of the Works Council at HKM
  • 2019 Chairman of the Works Council at HKM


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Works Council


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH, Duisburg
  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Chairman of the Works Council of Hüttenwerke Krupp  Mannesmann GmbH, Duisburg

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH, Duisburg
  • Mannesmann Precision Tubes GmbH, Mülheim an der Ruhr

Bernd Lauenroth

Profile

Year
1957

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2011

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • 1973-1976 Toolmaker at Peiner Maschinen- und Schraubenwerke AG, Peine
  • 1981-1984 Studies in Economics at the Hamburg Academy for Economics and Politics
    Degree: Diplom-Volkswirt
  • 1984-1986 Postgraduate Studies in Social Economy at the Hamburg Academy for Economics and Politics                     
    Degree: Diplom-Sozialökonom


Professional background

  • 1976-1980 Toolmaker at Peiner Maschinen- und Schraubenwerke AG, Peine
  • 1986-1987 Union Secretary at IG Metall administrative office Peine
  • 1987-2003 Union Secretary at IG Metall administrative office Hattingen, since Juli 2000 IG Metall administrative office Gevelsberg-Hattingen
  • 2004-2008 Chief Representative at IG Metall administrative office Alfeld/ Leine
  • since 2008 Union Secretary IG Metall Management Board
    Department Management and Sector Policy, Department branch office Co-Determination Steel, Aluminium, Non-Ferrous Metals, Forging and Casting Industry, Coking Plants

 


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Union Secretary IG Metall management board


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Member of the supervisory board at Aluminium Norf GmbH
  • Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Hydro Aluminium Deutschland GmbH (HAD)
  • Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Hydro Aluminium Rolles Products GmbH (HARP)

     


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Secretary of the Management Board of Industriegewerkschaft Metall, Branch Office Düsseldorf

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Georgsmarienhütte Holding GmbH, Georgsmarienhütte, until September 30, 2019
  • Aluminium Norf GmbH, Neuss, until September 30, 2019
  • Hydro Aluminium Rolled Products GmbH, Grevenbroich (Vice Chairman), until September 30, 2019
  • Hydro Aluminium Deutschland GmbH Grevenbroich (Vice Chairman), until September 30, 2019

Volker Mittelstädt

Profile

Year
1968

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2012

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • 1984-1986 Industry Mechanic
  • 2004-2006 Industry Master Forming Technology
  • 2006-2009 Master of Technical Management


Professional background

  • 1986 Plant Mechanic at Walzwerk Ilsenburg
  • 1994 Works Council Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH
  • 1998 Full-time Member of the Works Council
  • 2002 Vice chairman of the Works Council
  • 2014 Chairman of the Works Council


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Works Council


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, Ilsenburg


Other activities

  • Chairman of the Committee AWO Regionalverband am Harz e.V.
Mandates

Chairman of the Works Council of Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, Ilsenburg

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, Ilsenburg, (Vice Chairman)

b)

  • Ilsenburger Grobblech GmbH, Ilsenburg and Salzgitter Mannesmann Grobblech GmbH, Mülheim an der Ruhr (Joint Advisory Council)

Christine Seemann

Profile

Year
1979

Nationality
german

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2018

Appointed until
2023


Education

  • Studied law in Potsdam and Bremen between 2001 and 2008.
  • 1. State examination in law, 2009 in Bremen
  • Internship in the state of Lower Saxony 2009–2011
  • 2. State examination in law, 2011
  • Since 2016 – studying "Personal development at work" at Technische Universität Braunschweig part-time alongside working

 

Professional background

  • 2012–2018 Legal advisor to Works Council, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter
  • 2018 Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter
  • 2018 Chairperson at ARGE GB Flachstahl
  • 2018 Member of Group Works Council  

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • none


Other activities

  • Honorary judge at Braunschweig Labour Court
  • Member of the representatives' assembly at Deutsche Rentenversicherung Hannover-Braunschweig
  • Chairperson of the District Women's Committee at IG Metall, Lower Saxony/Saxony-Anhalt
Mandates

Works Council member of Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter and Chairwoman of ARGE Strip Steel Business Unit

  • No membership in other governing bodies

Clemens Spiller

Profile

Year
1961

Nationality
german

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2018

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Studied IT at Technische Universität Braunschweig/graduated in IT

 

Professional background

  • Student trainee in central data processing at Stahlwerke Peine-Salzgitter AG
  • 1990 Systems analyst at SIS GmbH (later renamed GESIS mbH), Salzgitter
  • 1996 Works Council at GESIS mbH
  • 2002 Deputy Head of Works Council at GESIS mbH
  • 2010 Head of Works Council at GESIS mbH for the Salzgitter site
  • 2010 Chairman of the General Works Council at GESIS mbH

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Systems analyst 


Memberships in other statutory supervisory boards or equivalent domestic or foreign supervisory committees

  • none


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

System analyst, Chairman of the Works Council of GESIS mbH, Salzgitter location, and Chairman of the General Works Council of GESIS mbH

  • No membership in other governing bodies