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The Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

Hans-Georg Härter 1)
Chairmann
Management consultant, former CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Friedrichshafen, resident in Munich, Germany

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).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corinna Töpfer-Hartung 2)
Deputy Chairwoman
Chairwoman of the Works Council of the Cologne joint operation of DEUTZ AG, Cologne, Germany


Sophie Albrecht 1)
Member of the Board of Directors of Liebherr-International AG, Bulle (Switzerland), resident in Nussbaumen (Switzerland)

resident in Nussbaumen, Switzerland, member of the Board of Directors of Liebherr-International 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.

 

Sabine Beutert 2)
Trade Union Secretary, IG Metall Administrative Office, Cologne-Leverkusen, Cologne, Germany


Dr Ing Bernd Bohr 1)
Freelance management consultant, former Head of Automotive Technology at Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, former member of the Supervisory Board of Daimler AG, Stuttgart, resident in Stuttgart, Germany

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, as vice chairman of the Board of Directors of Ottobock Management SE, Duderstadt, and as chairman of the Board of Governors of RWTH Aachen University.

 

Yavuz Büyükdag 2)
Member of DEUTZ AG Works Council, Cologne, Germany


Dr. Fabian Dietrich 2)
Senior Vice President Legal at DEUTZ AG, Cologne, Germany


Hans-Peter Finken 1)
Member of DEUTZ AG Works Council, Cologne, Germany


Dr Ing Hermann Garbers 1)
Freelance management consultant, former Chief Technology and Quality Officer at CLAAS KGaA mbH, Harsewinkel, resident in Seevetal, Germany

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.

 

Patricia Geibel-Conrad 1)
Director of her own audit/tax advice business, management consultant, resident in Leonberg, Germany 

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

Since 2018  
Member of the Supervisory Board and chairwoman of the Audit Committee of CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA, Oldenburg

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 as well as member of the Supervisory Board and chairwoman of the Audit Committee of CEWE Stiftung & Co. KGaA, Oldenburg.


 

Alois Ludwig 1)
Freelance management consultant, former chairman of the Board of Directors of ZF Services part of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Friedrichshafen, resident in Much, Germany

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.

 

Ali Yener 2)
First authorized representative and managing director of IG Metall Koblenz.


1) Supervisory board members elected by the shareholders resigns
2) Employee representative on the Supervisory Board