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CVs of the Supervisory Board candidates

for the Supervisory Board election in the AGM 2018

resident in Nussbaumen, Switzerland, member of the Board of Directors of LiebherrInternational AG, Bulle, Switzerland

Personal information
Date of birth: 23 February 1980
Place of birth: Wettingen, Switzerland

Education
Studied business administration at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Degree: Master of Arts in Management

Career history

Since 2012
Joint leadership and management of the Mining division of the Liebherr
Group together with her father Dr Willi Liebherr (chairman of the Board of 
Directors of Liebherr-International AG)

Since 2013
Member of the Board of Directors of Liebherr-International AG, the holding 
company of the Liebherr Group, based in Bulle, Switzerland

Since 2014
Joint leadership and management of the Vehicle Cranes division of the 
Liebherr Group together with her father Dr Willi Liebherr (chairman of the 
Board of Directors of Liebherr-International AG)

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership:
In addition to her role as a member of the Board of Directors of Liebherr-International AG, 
Sophie Albrecht will continue to lead and manage the Mining and Vehicle Cranes divisions 
of the Liebherr Group.

resident in Stuttgart, freelance management consultant, former Head of Automotive Technology at Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, former member of the Supervisory Board of 
Daimler AG, Stuttgart

Personal information
Date of birth: 7 September 1956 
Place of birth: Mannheim, Germany

Education
Studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen University, specialising in production 
engineering
Degree: Doctorate in Engineering (Dr Ing) from RWTH Aachen University

Career history

1983
Joined Robert Bosch GmbH as a specialist consultant and worked on projects in the electrical production unit

1986
Head of Production Engineering at the company’s plant in Reutlingen with  responsibility for production setup, capacity and  investment planning, and  mechanical engineering work for customised machines

1989
Personal assistant to the Board of Management

1992
Preparation work (international assignment)

1993
Executive Vice-President Manufacturing at Nippon ABS Ltd, Japan, a 50/50  joint venture of Robert Bosch GmbH and a subsidiary of Nippon Steel, the Japanese market leader in ABS systems

1996
Executive Vice-President of the Semiconductors and Electronic Control Units division with global responsibility for automotive electronics production

1998
Executive Vice-President of the ABS and Braking Systems division with global responsibility for vehicle control systems and braking systems

1999
Appointed as a member of the Board of Management of Robert Bosch GmbH  with line management responsibility for various business segments in the  Automotive Technology division

2003
Head of Automotive Technology with responsibility for all global automotive  technology activities of Bosch 

Since 2013
Freelance management consultant

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership.
In addition to his work as a freelance management consultant, Dr Ing Bernd Bohr currently  serves as chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA, Duderstadt,  and chairman of the Board of Governors of RWTH Aachen University. 

resident in Seevetal, freelance management consultant, former Executive Vice President of  Technology and Quality at CLAAS KGaA mbH

Personal information
Date of birth: 17 November 1951 
Place of birth: Helmstorf (now part of Seevetal), Germany

Education
Studied mechanical engineering at the University of Braunschweig 
Degree: ‘Diplom’ (postgraduate-level degree) in Engineering
Doctorate in Engineering (Dr Ing) from the University of Braunschweig, awarded in 1985

Career history

1976
Development and testing engineer at O&K Orenstein & Koppel AG, Dortmund

1978
Research assistant at the Institute of Agricultural Machinery (Prof H. J. Matthies) of the University of Braunschweig

1984
Head of Advanced Engineering and Development Planning at CLAAS oHG,  Harsewinkel

1988
Director of Product Development Combine Harvesters and Self-Propelled  Forage Harvesters, Application Electronics and Functional Tests at CLAAS 
oHG, Harsewinkel

1996
Director/Managing Director of Research and Development at Xaver Fendt GmbH & Co./AGCO GmbH, Marktoberdorf

1999
Group Executive Vice President for Research and Development of the CLAAS  Group as well as Managing Director of CLAAS Selbstfahrende Erntemaschinen GmbH

2004
Group Executive Vice President Technology and Quality at CLAAS Group

Since 2014
Freelance management consultant 

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership: 
Alongside his role on the Supervisory Board, Dr Ing Hermann Garbers will work as a freelance management consultant. 

resident in Leonberg, director of her own audit/tax advice business, management consultant,

Personal information 
Date of birth: 15 January 1962 
Place of birth: Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Grew up in Asunción, Paraguay (South America) –  completed a baccalaureate in 
humanities and sciences; obtained a German university entrance qualification (Abitur) in 
Hamburg, Germany

Education
Studied business economics at Goethe University Frankfurt and at the University of 
Hohenheim in Stuttgart
Degree: ‘Diplom’ (postgraduate-level degree) in Business Economics

Career history

1987
Auditing assistant/senior consultant at Dr. Lipfert GmbH,  Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Stuttgart

1991
Qualified as a tax advisor

1994
Qualified as an auditor

1995
Director of her own audit business, management consultancy work in cooperation with KPMG, Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Buenos Aires,  Argentina

1998
Moved abroad to Mexico City, Mexico

2001
Engagement leader and authorised signatory  (Prokuristin) at  PricewaterhouseCoopers AG, Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, Stuttgart

Since 2015
Director of her own audit and tax advice business in Leonberg and member  of the Supervisory Board and the Audit Committee of HOCHTIEF  Aktiengesellschaft, Essen

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership: 
In addition to the operation of her own audit and tax advice business and her work as a management consultant, Patricia Geibel-Conrad serves as a member of the Supervisory  Board and a member of the Audit Committee of HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft, Essen.

resident in Munich, management consultant, former Chief Executive Officer of ZF Friedrichshafen AG 

Personal information
Date of birth: 2 May 1945
Place of birth: Bensheim, Germany

Education
Trained as a machinist
Qualified as certified technician specialising in mechanical engineering production at the 
Technical College in Berlin
Studied at Meersburg Academy 
Degree in Technical Management

Career history

1964
Worked for various companies

1973
Joined ZF Passau GmbH, Passau

1990
Head of Technical Cost Planning and deputy member of the Executive Board  of ZF Passau GmbH, Passau

1991
Member of the Executive Board of ZF Passau GmbH, Passau

1994
Member of the Board of Management of ZF Friedrichshafen AG Off-Highway Powertrain and Axle Technology division, Marine Equipment segment (from 
1996), Central Production Technology (from 1997)
Chief Executive Officer of ZF Passau GmbH, Passau

2002
Member of the Board of Management of ZF Friedrichshafen AG Powertrain  Components and Chassis Components division, Asia-Pacific Sales unit (from 
April 2003)
Chairman of the Board of Management of ZF Sachs AG, Schweinfurt

2006
Member of the Board of Management of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

2007
Chief Executive Officer of ZF Friedrichshafen AG

2012
Freelance management consultant

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership:
In addition to his work as a freelance management consultant, Hans-Georg Härter currently serves as the chairman of the Supervisory Board of Knorr-Bremse AG, Munich,  as a member of the Supervisory Board of Unterfränkische Überlandzentrale Lülsfeld eG, Lülsfeld, as a member of the Board of Directors of Klingelnberg AG, Zurich (Switzerland), as a member of the Supervisory Board of Faurecia S.A., Paris (France) and as a member of the European Advisory Board of Bain Capital L.P., Boston (USA).

resident in Much, management consultant, former chairman of the Board of Directors of ZF Services

Personal information 
Date of birth: 20 February 1949 
Place of birth: Much-Ophausen, Germany

Education 
Trained as an industrial clerk at L&C Steinmüller GmbH, Gummersbach
Qualification: Industrial clerk

Career history

until 1970
L&C Steinmüller GmbH, Gummersbach

1970
Boge GmbH 

1992
Executive Board member at Boge Handels GmbH

1993
Member of the senior management team (retail business) at Mannesmann 
Sachs AG

1997
Appointed as a director of Mannesmann Sachs AG

1998
Appointed as a member of the Executive Board with responsibility for sales, 
marketing and product management at Sachs Handel GmbH 

2002
ZF Friedrichshafen AG, including appointment as chairman of the Board of 
Directors of ZF Services

2015
Freelance management consultant

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership: 
In addition to his role on the Supervisory  Board, Alois Ludwig will be working as a 
freelance management consultant and will continue to serve as a member of the Advisory 
Council of CARAT Systementwicklung- und Marketing GmbH & Co. KG, Mannheim.