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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

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, resident in Bad Honnef, Germany

Personal information

Date of birth: 9 October 1965
Place of birth: Wolmirstedt, Germany

Education
Vattenfall Europe AG (Boxberg power station), 
vocational apprenticeship in industrial and measurement technology and control engineering, spokeswoman for the apprentices, completed apprenticeship early

Studied at the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering in Eisleben, specialising in industrial electronics,
degree: Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Industrial Electronics 

Career history
1987
Electronics technician at an engineering firm in Magdeburg, Germany

1990
Electrical engineer at Ferchau Konstruktion GmbH, Mannheim, Germany

1996
Motorenwerke Mannheim GmbH (formerly DEUTZ AG) 
Development engineer, member of the gas engine research team, Mannheim

1999
DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Development engineer, member of the electronics and overall systems team, Cologne

2001
Management responsibility as team leader in assembly, responsible for the entire 
cable harness assembly 

2013
Management responsibility as the Head of the Base Engine Department, responsible for the assembly of fuel injection equipment, ancillary components and engine electrics

2017
Member of the DEUTZ AG Works Council, Cologne, on paid release

2018
Chairwoman of the Works Council of DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Chairwoman of the General Works Council of DEUTZ AG, Deputy Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

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

Personal information

Date of birth: 7 December 1959
Place of birth: Miltenberg, Germany

Education
Studied economics at Philipps University, Marburg, Germany
Degree: ‘Diplom’ (postgraduate-level degree) in Economics 

Post-graduate studies in computer science, Marburg

Career history
1986
Neckermann Versand AG, Frankfurt, Germany
Marketing planner/customer information systems

1987
Technology advisory service of the Confederation of German Trade Unions (North Rhine-Westphalia), with the following functions:
Advisor, Head of Training, Head of Labour and Economics, and member and Chair of the Works Council
Trade union representative of the ver.di trade union on the Supervisory Board of Stadtwerke Düsseldorf AG 

2008
IG Metall Cologne-Leverkusen branch, Cologne
Trade union secretary 

2013 
Trade union representative on the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

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

Personal information

Date of birth: 22 November 1972
Place of birth: Cologne

Education
Klöckner-Humboldt-Deutz AG, vocational apprenticeship as a milling machine operator, specialising in lathe technology

Studied at the European Academy of Labour, Frankfurt, Germany, with a focus on social policy, economics and labour law

Career history
1992
DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Employed in tractor production, assembly-line and stationary production, and mechanical fabrication

2006
Member of the Works Council of DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Representing the interests of employees, creating shift plans and negotiating basic principles for the transfer of undertakings, reconciliation of interests required by German law, redundancy scheme, personnel planning
Committee work: Works, Human Resources and Economic Committees

2010
Member of the DEUTZ AG Works Council, Cologne, on paid release

2018
Employee representative on the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

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

Personal information

Date of birth: 10 June 1978
Place of birth: Karlsruhe, Germany

Education
Studied law at the University of Bonn
Degree: doctorate in law (Dr jur) from the University of Bonn

Career history
2007
Lawyer with the international law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, Cologne, spending almost a year at the firm’s Brussels office and ten months on secondment in the legal affairs department of an international energy company

2016
Corporate lawyer at DEUTZ AG, Cologne

2017
Corporate lawyer and General Counsel at DEUTZ AG, Cologne 

2018
Senior managers’ representative on the Supervisory Board, DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Chairman of the Senior Managers Committee of DEUTZ AG, Cologne

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

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, resident in Herzogenrath, Germany

Personal information

Date of birth: 20 February 1960
Place of birth: Merkstein, Germany

Education
Studied electrical engineering at Aachen University of Applied Sciences, with a focus on communications technology, degree: Dipl.-Ing. (FH)

Career history
1989
Worked as a developer and project manager in business start-ups and engineering firms

1997
DEUTZ AG, Cologne
Developer, project manager and team leader in engine electronics,
series production electronics, data management and diagnostic systems

2011 
Member of IG-Metall

2014 
Member of the DEUTZ AG Works Council, Cologne, on paid release
Member of the General Works Council of DEUTZ AG

2015 
Employee representative on the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

2016
Deputy Chairman of the Works Council of DEUTZ AG, Cologne

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

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

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.

 

Dr Dietmar Voggenreiter 1)
resident in Ingolstadt, management consultant, Horváth & Partners Automotive Competence Center, Munich, former member of the Board of Management with responsibility for marketing and sales at AUDI AG, Ingolstadt

Personal information
Date of birth: 4 January 1969    
Place of birth: Schwäbisch Hall, Germany 

Education

Studied business administration with a focus on technology at the University of Stuttgart    

Degree: postgraduate degree in business administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) with a focus on technology

Doctorate (Dr rer.pol.) from the University of Stuttgart
 

Career history
1997
Senior consultant at Horváth & Partners GmbH, Stuttgart

1999
Principal and authorised signatory (Prokurist) at Horváth & Partner AG, Zurich, Switzerland; from 2000 also Head of the Automotive Industries Competence Center, Horváth & Partner, for Germany, Austria and Switzerland (DACH region)

2002
Head of Corporate Controlling at AUDI AG, Ingolstadt

2005
Head of Corporate Strategy at AUDI AG, Ingolstadt

2007
Head of Business in China at AUDI AG, Ingolstadt

2009
President of AUDI CHINA Enterprise Mgmt. Co. Ltd., Beijing, PR China; from 2013: also Executive Vice President for China at AUDI AG, Ingolstadt

2015
Member of the Board of Management with responsibility for marketing and sales at AUDI AG, Ingolstadt

Since 2018
Senior advisor at Horváth & Partners Automotive Competence Center, Munich

Summary of relevant activities alongside the Supervisory Board membership:
Dr Dietmar Voggenreiter’s main occupation is management consultant.

Ali Yener 2)
First authorized representative and managing director of IG Metall Koblenz, resident in Koblenz, Germany

Personal information

Born: 1971
Place of birth: Karadeniz Ereğli, Turkey

Education
Hoesch Rohr AG, Hamm, Germany, vocational apprenticeship as an industrial mechanic, specialising in operating technology

Studied at the European Academy of Labour, Frankfurt, Germany

Career history
1989
Hoesch Rohr AG, Hamm, Westphalia, Germany

1992
Chairman of the Youth and Apprentice Council

1993 
Completed vocational apprenticeship, employed in maintenance

1994
Elected to the Works Council, representative of IG Metall Hamm

2001
Trade union secretary of IG Metall Koblenz

2013
Chief Representative, Managing Director and Treasurer of IG Metall Koblenz

2014
Alternating Chairman of the Vocational Training Committee of the Koblenz Chamber of Trades
Member of the Vocational Training Committee of the Koblenz Chamber of Industry and Commerce 
Member of the Management Committee of the Koblenz-Mayen Employment Agency 

2018
Employee representative on the Supervisory Board of DEUTZ AG

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