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The Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

Dr Ing Bernd Bohr 1)
Supervisory Board Chairman
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.

 

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


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


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


Dr Ing Ulrich Dohle 1)
Freelance management consultant, former Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG and former Managing Director of MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, resident in Nonnenhorn

resident in Nonnenhorn, freelance management consultant, former Chief Executive Officer of Rolls-Royce Power Systems AG, Friedrichshafen, and former Managing Director of MTU Friedrichshafen GmbH, Friedrichshafen

Personal information    
Date of birth: 13 October 1953    
Place of birth: Duisburg, Germany

Education    
Studied general engineering at RWTH Aachen University, specialising in internal combustion engines    
Degree: Doctorate in Engineering (Dr Ing) from RWTH Aachen University

Career history

1984
Joined Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart as a process engineer

1985
Became a manufacturing group leader

1988
Robert Bosch Corporation USA, manufacturing departmental head at the Anderson plant, South Carolina

1992
Personal assistant to the Chairman of the Board of Management

1994
Bosch Ltd., UK technical plant manager Cardiff, United Kingdom – ramp-up of a new generator family, establishment of lead plant function

1996 
Bosch Corporation USA, head of manufacturing at Bosch Braking Systems – responsibility for production of vehicle braking systems at twelve sites in the United States, Mexico and Brazil 

1998
Diesel systems divisional board member – responsible for production and development of high-pressure systems (common rail and others)

2003 
Chairman of the diesel systems divisional board 

2009
Moved to the Board of Management of Tognum AG / MTU Friedrichshafen (since 2014: Rolls-Royce Power Systems) – responsible for production, development, 
quality, purchasing

2013
Chairman of the Board of Management of Rolls-Royce Power Systems 

2016
Also became a member of the Executive Leadership Team at Rolls-Royce plc, London

Since 2017
Freelance management consultant (Dohle Consulting)

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership: 
In addition to his work as a freelance management consultant, Dr Ing Ulrich Dohle currently serves as chairman of the Supervisory Board of Benteler International AG, Salzburg, chairman of the Administrative Board of Index-Werke, Esslingen, member of the Advisory Board of the Prettl Family Foundation, Pfullingen, and chairman of the Board of Governors of Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences.
 

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