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Chair of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Susanne Klatten

Chair of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2009, elected from April 30, 2015 to 2020
Entrepreneur

Member of the following committees of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE:

  • Nomination Committee (Chair)
  • Personnel Committee (Chair)

Mandates in other statutory supervisory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial companies:

  • ALTANA Aktiengesellschaft*, Wesel, Germany (Deputy Chair)
  • Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft, Munich, Germany
  • UnternehmerTUM GmbH*, Munich, Germany (Chair)

* not public listed

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • no

Tabular CV:

  • Year/Place of Birth: 1962 in Bad Homburg, Germany
  • Nationality: German

Professional Career:

  • Since 1991: Entrepreneur
  • 1988: MBA, International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • 1985: Bachelor of Science, University of Buckingham (UoB), United Kingdom

 

 

Susanne Klatten

Chair of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2009, 
elected from April 30, 2015 to 2020
Entrepreneur

Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Georg Denoke

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2015
elected from April 30, 2015 to 2020
Managing Director and CEO of ATON GmbH*, Munich, Germany

* not public listed

Member of the following committees of the supervisory board of SGL Carbon SE:

  • Audit Committee (Chairman)
  • Nomination Committee

Mandates in other statutory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial companies: 

  • EDAG Engineering Group AG, Arbon, Switzerland (Chairman of the Advisory Committee)

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • no

Tabular CV:

  • Year / place of birth: 1965 in Northeim/Germany
  • Nationality: German

Studies:

  • Business Administration, Baden-Württemberg/Cooperative State University/Germany 
  • Information Science, University of Konstanz/Germany

Professional career:

  • since 2018: Managing Director and CEO of ATON GmbH, Munich, Germany
  • 2006 - 2016: Member of the Executive Committee, CFO, Labour Director, Linde Aktiengesellschaft, Munich, Germany
  • 2004 - 2006: Executive Vice President, Gases & Engineering, Linde Aktiengesellschaft, Munich, Germany
  • 2001 - 2004: CEO, APOLLIS AG, Munich, Germany
  • 1993 - 2001: Mannesmann AG, Dusseldorf / Vodafone Group Plc, Newbury
    - since 2000: CEO of Business Unit TeleCommerce & IT, member of the European Board of Vodafone Group Plc.
    - since 1999: Head Corporate Communications & Investor Relations, Mannesmann AG
    - since 1997: Head Corporate Controlling, Mannesmann AG

 

 

Georg Denoke

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2015,
elected from April 30, 2015 to 2020
Managing Director and CEO of ATON GmbH, Munich, Germany

Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Helmut Jodl

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2008, elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Deputy Chairman of the Works Council (full-time), SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany

Member of the following committees of the supervisory board of SGL Carbon SE:

  • Personnel Committee

Mandates in other statutory supervisory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial companies:

  • no

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • Chair SE Works Council
  • Chair Joint Works Council SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany

Tabular CV:

  • Year/Place of Birth: 1961 in Herbertshofen, Germany
  • Nationality: German

Education / professional career:

  • since 2008: Deputy Chair Works Council of SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen
  • 2004 - 2018: Coordinator Programming GS
  • 1996 - 1998: Further training - Programmer CNC
  • 1991 - 1992: Further training – Quality Management
  • 1980 - 1990: Skilled worker processing Specialty Graphite
  • 1977 - 1980: Apprenticeship Industrial Mechanic SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany
Helmut Jodl

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2008, 
elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Deputy Chairman of the Works Council (full-time), SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2013
Ana Cristina Ferreira Cruz

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2013, elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Head of Integrated Management System / SGL Composites S.A., Lavradio, Portugal

Mandates in other statutory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial companies:

  • no

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • no

Tabular CV:

  • Year / place of birth: 1964 in Lisbon, Portugal
  • Nationality: Portuguese

Studies:

  • Chemical engineering

Education / professional career:

  • Since 2013: Head of Integrated Management System / SGL Composites S.A. (formerly FISIPE S.A.), Lavradio, Portugal
  • 2002 - 2013: Quality Manager FISIPE S.A., Lavradio, Portugal
  • 1997 - 2001: Production Manager - Cutting and Baling - FISIPE S.A., Lavradio, Portugal
  • 1990 - 1997: Production Manager - Spinning and Dope Preparation, FISIPE S.A., Lavradio, Portugal
  • 1989 - 1990: Laboratory Manager, FISIPE S.A., Lavradio, Portugal

 

Ana Cristina Ferreira Cruz

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2013, 
elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Head of Integrated Management System / SGL Composites S.A., Lavradio, Portugal

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2010
Edwin Eichler

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2010, elected from April 30, 2015 to 2020
Consultant

Member of the following committees of the supervisory board of SGL Carbon SE:

  • Nomination Committee

Mandates in other statutory supervisory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial companies: 

  • SMS Group GmbH*, Dusseldorf, Germany (Chair of the supervisory board)
  • Amatheon Agri Holding N.V., The Netherlands (Chair of the supervisory board)

* not public listed

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • TU Dortmund, Germany, Member of the University Council
  • Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG*, Bremen, Germany

* not public listed

Tabular CV:

  • Year/Place of birth: 1958 in Passau, Germany
  • Nationality: German

Studies:

  • Information Technology, University of the German Armed Forces, Neubiberg, Germany

Professionel Development:

  • 2002 - 2012: Member of the Board of Management of ThyssenKrupp AG 
    - Chairman of the Board of Management TK Steel Europe AG, CEO Steel Americas and Chairman of the Supervisory Board TK Stainless AG
       and Material Services
    - Chairman of the Board of Management TK Elevator AG
    - Chairman of the Board of Management TK Materials AG, later Material Services AG
  • 1990 - 2002: Functions in Bertelsmanns AG
    - Member of the Board of Management of Bertelsmann Industrie AG / ARVATO AG
    - Managing Director Mohndruck-Media Group
    - 1990 joining Bertelsmann AG positions 1990-1995: Assistance to the CIO, Managing Director Application Development, Managing Director
       Mohndruck GmbH
  • 1978 - 1990: Officer Career German Armed Forces
  • 1978 - 1990: Management support of family business Glockengießerei Perner GmbH

 

Edwin Eichler

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2010, elected from April 30, 2015 to 2020
Consultant

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2018
Ingeborg Neumann

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2018, elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Managing Shareholder (Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin) Peppermint Holding GmbH*, Berlin, Germany

* not public listed

Member of the following committees of the supervisory board of SGL Carbon SE:

  • Audit Committee
  • Personnel Committee
  • Nomination Committee

Mandates in other statutory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodies of commercial companies: 

  • FUCHS PETROLUB SE, Mannheim, Germany
  • BERLNER WASSERBETRIEBE AöR*, Berlin, Germany
  • Scienion AG*, Dortmund, Germany

* not public listed

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie (BDI, Federation of German Industries), Berlin, Germany (vice president and treasurer)
  • Gesamtverband Textil + Mode (Confederation of the German Textile and Fashion Industry), Berlin, Germany (president)

Tabular CV: 

  • Year / place of birth: 1957 in Krefeld
  • Studies / Apprenticeship: studies in business administration in Münster and Munich

Professional career:

  • Since 2000: Investor and fond manager of two Venture Capital Fond, Berlin, Germany
  • Since 1997: Founder and managing shareholder of Peppermint Holding GmbH, Berlin, Germany
  • 1993 - 1997: Managing Shareholder, Schröder + Partner Management KG, Berlin, Germany
  • 1982 - 1993: Arthur Andersen Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft Munich, Germany (auditor, ultimately partner)
Ingeborg Neumann

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2018, 
elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Managing Shareholder (Geschäftsführende Gesellschafterin) Peppermint Holding GmbH, Berlin, Germany

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2013
Markus Stettberger

Chairman of the Works Council (full-time) SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2013

Member of the following committees
Audit Committee

Other memberships / occupations
Deputy Chairman of the SE-Works Council

Curriculum Vitae
Year/Place of Birth: 1972 in Wertingen, Germany
Apprenticeship: Millwright, Master industrial metalworker, REFA certificate, technical business manager

Professional development
Teacher of trade apprentices, SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen
Full-time Works Council member, SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen
Master in brake disc manufacturing, SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen
CNC miller, SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen
Millwright, SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen

Markus Stettberger

Chairman of the Works Council (full-time) SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany
Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2013

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE since 2016
Dieter Züllighofen

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
since 2016, elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Chairman of the Works Council (full-time) of SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany, (side Bonn]

Member of the following committees of the supervisory board of SGL Carbon SE:

  • Audit Committee

Mandates in other statutory supervisory boards and memberships in comparable domestic and foreign supervisory bodes of commercial companies:

  • no

Other essential activities besides SB mandate:

  • no

Tabular CV:

  • Year/Place of Birth: 1967 in Remagen / Germany
  • Nationality: German

Education:

  • Tool Maker, Mechanical engineering technician, quality management

Professional development:

  • Since April 2016: Chairman of the Works Council of SGL CARBON GmbH, site Bonn, Germany
  • 2003 - 2016: Deputy Chairman of the Works Council of SGL CARBON GmbH, site Bonn, Germany
  • 2000 - 2002: Quality technician
  • 2000: further education: Quality management
  • 1988 - 1992: Further education – Mechanical engineering technician
  • 1986 - 2000: Skilled worker specialty graphite
  • 1983 - 1986: Education, SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany, side Bonn (formelly Ringsdorff Werke)

 

Dieter Züllighofen

Member of the Supervisory Board of SGL Carbon SE
since 2016, elected from May 29, 2018 to 2023
Chairman of the Works Council (full-time) of SGL CARBON GmbH, Meitingen, Germany, (side Bonn]

Corporate Governance

SGL Carbon SE’s Board of Management and Supervisory Board uphold the principles of responsible and sustainable corporate governance. SGL Carbon SE follows recognized standards of good corporate governance and attaches great value to upholding the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code.

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