Supervisory Board

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 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.

The following members are members of the Supervisory Board of SZAG and hold memberships in a) supervisory boards required by law and b) comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial enterprises.

 

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Heinz-Gerhard Wente

Chairman

Profile

Year
1951

Nationality
German

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2015, Chairman since 2016

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Commercial apprenticeship at Continental AG
  • Studies of business sciences in Hanover and Göttingen / Dipl.-Kfm.

Professional background

  • 1978 Started at Continental in Industrial Engineering, later various tasks in marketing/controlling
  • 1993 Member of the Executive Board of ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH
  • 1998 Chairman of the Executive Board of ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH
  • 2000 Chairman of the Executive Board ContiTech Vibration Control GmbH
  • 2001–2008 Head of the ContiTech Fluid Technology business unit
  • 2007 Member of the Executive Board of Continental AG as Chief Human Resources Officer and Labor Director 
  • 2008 additionally Chairman of the Executive Board of ContiTech AG and head of this division of the Continental Group
  • 2011 after relinquishing the function of Chief Human Resources Officer, in addition to managing the ContiTech division, responsibility for Group Purchasing of Continental AG
  • 2015 Retirement from the Executive Board of Continental AG after expiry of the contract  

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate:

Occupation held

  • retired
Mandates

Chairman
Member of the Management Board of Continental AG, retired, Hanover

b)

  • Alpha ABMD Holdco B.V., Alkmaar, Niederlande (Supervisory Board member)

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

Frank Klingebiel

Profile

Year
1964

Nationality
German

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2021

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Training for the career of the higher non-technical administrative service in the Federal Property Administration (Bundesvermögensverwaltung); graduate of a university of applied sciences with a degree in finance (Diplom-Finanzwirt)


Professional background               

  • 1987–1988 Federal Property Office Soltau, real estate and property administration
  • 1988–1989 Basic military service
  • 1989–1994 District of Goslar, Human Resources and Supervision of District and Joint Municipalities
  • 1994–1997 Ministry of Commerce, Technology and Transport of Lower Saxony, "Calibration, Metrology and Public Pricing Law"
  • 1997–2006 Ministry of the Interior and Sport of Lower Saxony, "Supreme Financial Supervision of Counties and independent Cities" and "Administration of the Annual Needs Allocation Fund of 100 million euros p.a. under the Lower Saxony Fiscal Equalisation Act"
  • since 2006 Full-time Lord Mayor of the independent city of Salzgitter


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • since 2006 Full-time Lord Mayor of the independent city of Salzgitter

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

  • Neutral member of the Supervisory Board of Salzgitter AG

Other activities

  • Member of steering committee of Deutsche Sektion des Rates der Gemeinden und Regionen Europas (RGRE)
  • Member of steering committee of Deutscher Städtetag (DST) and Deutscher Städte- und Gemeindebund (DStGB)
  • President of Niedersächsischer Städtetag (NST)
  • Member of various association committees, trust committees and regional advisory committees
Mandates

Lord Mayor of the independent City of Salzgitter, Salzgitter

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Braunschweigische Landessparkasse, Braunschweig (Board of Administration, First Vice Chairman)
  • Öffentliche Versicherung Braunschweig, Braunschweig (Supervisory Board)
  • Helios Klinikum Salzgitter GmbH, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board, Vice Chairman)

b)

  • WEVG Salzgitter GmbH & Co. KG, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board, Chairman)
  • ASG Abwasserentsorgung Salzgitter GmbH, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board) until March 18, 2022
  • Entsorgungszentrum Salzgitter GmbH, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board, Chairman)
  • Projektgesellschaft Salzgitter-Watenstedt GmbH, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board, Chairman)
  • Wohnungsbaugesellschaft mbH Salzgitter, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board, Chairman)
  • Kraftverkehrsgesellschaft mbH Braunschweig, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board)
  • Allianz für die Region GmbH, Braunschweig (Supervisory Board)
  • Wirtschafts- und Innovationsförderung Salzgitter GmbH, Salzgitter (Supervisory Board), since February 16, 2022

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 Management Board of DZ BANK AG Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt am Main

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Bausparkasse Schwäbisch Hall AG, Schwäbisch Hall
  • R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG, Wiesbaden
  • R+V Lebensversicherung AG, Wiesbaden
  • Union Asset Management Holding AG, Frankfurt am Main
  • DZ CompliancePartner GmbH, Neu-Isenburg (Vice Chairwoman)

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

Karin Hardekopf

Profile

Year
1965

Nationality
German

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2023

Appointed until
2023


Education

  • 1984–1986 Apprenticeship as a bank clerk at Vereins- und Westbank AG, Hanover
  • 1986–1991 Studied business administration at the universities of Bayreuth and Passau, graduating with a degree in business administration


Professional background

  • 01.01.1992 Managing Director of GP Günter Papenburg GmbH
  • since 30 August 1995 Member of the Executive Board of GP Günter Papenburg AG


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate    

Occupation held

  • Member of the Executive Board of GP Günter Papenburg AG, Hanover


Other activities

  • Economic Advisory Board of NORD/LB, Hanover
Mandates

Member of the Management Board of GP Günter Papenburg AG, Hannover

  • No membership in other governing bodies

Gerald Heere

Profile

Year
1979

Nationality
German

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2023

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • 2005 Master's degree at the Technical University of Braunschweig with major in political science and minors in history and computer science


Professional background

  • 2005–2006 Advisor for the Bündnis 90/Die Grünen parliamentary group in the state parliament
  • 2006–2012 Research Assistant at the Chair of International Relations and Comparative Government, Institute of Social Sciences, TU Braunschweig
  • 2012–2013 Lecturer at the Chair of International Relations and Comparative Government, Institute of Social Sciences, TU Braunschweig
  • 2013–2017 Member of the Lower Saxony State Parliament
    • Member of the Group Executive Committee (from May 2015)
  • 2019 freelance political scientist
  • 2019–2021 Head of the Senator's Office - The Senator for Finance, Free Hanseatic City of Bremen
  • 2021–2022 Member of the Lower Saxony State Parliament


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Lower Saxony Minister of Finance


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

Other activities

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board NORD/LB
  • Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW) (Board of Directors)
  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Deutsche Messe AG
Mandates

Minister of Finance of the State of Lower Saxony, Hanover

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hanover (Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

b)

  • KfW Bankengruppe (Board of Directors)

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 the universities 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, Assistant to the Chairwoman of the board of directors
  • 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 Cape Town, University of Hildesheim, Quadriga University of Applied Sciences in Berlin
  • 2003–05 Managing Director at GROTE&KNORRE GmbH and Management Partner at Weber Shandwick Kommunikationsberatung
  • Since 2005 self employed Management consultant
  • Since 2007 part-time professor of communication management at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences

 

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

  • Rain Carbon Germany GmbH
  • NORD/LB
  • Deutsche Bahn AG  


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Business consultant

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Deutsche Bahn AG, Berlin
  • Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale, Hanover
  • Rain Carbon Germany GmbH (formerly RÜTGERS Germany GmbH), Castrop-Rauxel

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
  • 2020–2021 Chairman of the Board eves_information technology AG, Braunschweig

 

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 (Supervisory Board)
  • Safarihub Europe Ltd. Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom  (Non Executive Director)


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

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

Other non-listed companies:
b)

  • eves_information technology AG, Braunschweig (Supervisory Board), since January 1, 2022
  • Safarihub Europe Ltd. Harrow, Middlesex, United Kingdom

Klaus Papenburg

Profile

Year
1970

Nationality
German

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since    
2021

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Studied business administration at the University of Passau, graduating with a degree in business administration.


Professional background

  • 1998 Managing Director of various companies of GP Günter Papenburg AG
  • 1999–2019 Member of the Supervisory Board of GP Günter Papenburg AG
  • since 2019 Member of the Board of Directors of GP Günter Papenburg AG


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate    

Occupation held

  • Member of the Board of Directors of GP Günter Papenburg AG, Hanover

Other activities

  • No significant activities 
Mandates

Member of the Management Board of GP Günter Papenburg AG, Halle

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Member of the Advisory Council of STOCKMEIER Holding GmbH, Bielefeld

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

  • 1982–1989  Medium-sized auditing company
  • 1989–2015  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)
  • 2009–2020  Honorary professor Freie Universität Berlin
  • 2015–2019  Auditor in own company


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Member of various supervisory boards


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

  • Rocket Internet SE, Berlin 
  • Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG, Berlin
  • CMBlu Energy AG, Alzenau


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Member of various supervisory boards 

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG, Berlin
  • Rocket Internet SE, Berlin (Vice Chairman)
  • CMBlu Energy AG, Alzenau (Supervisory Board), since March 10, 2022

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

  • Since 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

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

  • Member of the Supervisory Board at Bayern Digital Radio GmbH


Other activities

  • 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)
  • 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
  • Since 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 2006: Lay judge (Labor Court Hamm)
Mandates

Chairman of the General Works Council of KHS GmbH, Dortmund

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • KHS GmbH, Dortmund

Manuel Bloemers

Profile

Year
1980

Nationality
German

Gender
male

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2021

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • 2003–2006 Training as a chemical laboratory technician
  • 2007–2008 Trainee Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie, Energie


Professional background

  • 2006–2007 Chemical laboratory technician, Sanofi Deutschland GmbH, Frankfurt a.M.
  • 2008–2019 Union Secretary Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie, Energie
  • since 2019 Union Secretary IG Metall management board


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Union Secretary IG Metall management board


Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Union Secretary, IG Metall Management Board, Düsseldorf

Other non-listed companies:
a)

  • Speira GmbH, Grevenbroich (Vice Chairman)
  • Aluminium Norf GmbH, Neuss

Listed companies:
a)

  • Siemens Energy AG, München (Supervisory Board), since September 1, 2022

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 Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - Chairman of the Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - 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 Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - Chairman of the Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - 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 Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - Chairman of the Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - 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 Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - Chairman of the Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH
    - 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: Peiner Träger GmbH)


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, Peine
  • Since 2020 Chairwoman of the Works Council Peiner Träger GmbH, Peine


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Released as 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

Chairwoman of the Works Council of Peiner Träger GmbH, Peine, since October 26, 2020

Non-listed consolidated companies:
a)

  • Peiner Träger GmbH, Peine

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)

Anja Piel

Profile

Year
1965

Nationality
German

Gender
female

Member of the Supervisory Board since
2021

Appointed until
2023

Education

  • Apprenticeship as industrial clerk in Bad Schwartau


Professional background

  • 1988–1998 Establishment of a mothers' center in Hameln as well as journalistic work as a freelancer for the Deister- und Weserzeitung
  • 1998–2012 Managing Director at Grünen Ratsfraktion in Hameln
  • 2010–2013 Chairwoman of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen Landesverband Niedersachsen
  • 2013–2020 Member of the Lower Saxony State Parliament and Chairwoman of the Bündnis 90/Die Grünen parliamentary group
  • Since 2020 Member of the National Executive Board of the DGB


Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Member of the National Executive Board of the DGB

Other activities

  • none
Mandates

Member of the Federal Executive Board of Deutscher Gewerkschaftsbund, Berlin

  • No membership in other governing bodies

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

 

Professional background

  • 2012–2018 Legal advisor to Works Council, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter
  • Since 2018 Works Council Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter
  • Since 2018 Chairperson at ARGE Steel Production Business Unit
  • Since 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 the Regional Labor Court of Hanover
  • Member of the representatives' assembly at Deutsche Rentenversicherung Hannover-Braunschweig
  • Chairperson of the District Women's Committee at IG Metall, Lower Saxony/Saxony-Anhalt
  • Chairwoman of ARGE Steel Production Business Unit
Mandates

Works Council member of Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Salzgitter and Chairwoman of ARGE Steel Production 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
  • 2021 Head of Works Council at GESIS mbH (from May 2022: Change of company name to Salzgitter Digital Solutions GmbH)

 

Significant activities other than the supervisory board mandate

Occupation held

  • Chairman of the Works Council


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 Salzgitter Digital Solutions GmbH (formerly GESIS GmbH)

  • No membership in other governing bodies