Supervisory Board Committees

Composition as at 31 December 2013

The Supervisory Board has formed four committees from among its ranks. They support the full Supervisory Board in the performance of its tasks.

Finance and Audit Committee

  • Wolf-Dieter Baumgartl, Chairman
  • Dr. Thomas Lindner
  • Ralf Rieger
  • Prof. Dr. Eckhard Rohkamm
  • Dr. Erhard Schipporeit

Personnel Committee

  • Wolf-Dieter Baumgartl, Chairman
  • Prof. Dr. Eckhard Rohkamm
  • Norbert Steiner
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrike Wendeling-Schröder

Standing Committee

  • Wolf-Dieter Baumgartl, Chairman
  • Ralf Rieger
  • Prof. Dr. Eckhard Rohkamm
  • Katja Sachtleben-Reimann

Nomination Committee

  • Wolf-Dieter Baumgartl, Chairman
  • Dr. Thomas Lindner
  • Dirk Lohmann

Tasks of the committees

You can find a detailed description of the committees’ tasks in the “Supervisory Board” section of the Corporate Governance report.

Finance and Audit Committee

  • Preparation of financial decisions for the full Supervisory Board
  • Decisions in lieu of the full Supervisory Board on certain financial matters, including the establishment of companies, acquisition of participations and capital increases at subsidiaries within defined value limits

Personnel Committee

  • Preparation of personnel matters for the full Supervisory Board
  • Decisions in lieu of the full Supervisory Board on certain personnel matters for which the full Supervisory Board is not required to assume responsibility

Standing Committee

  • Proposal for the appointment of a Board member if the necessary two-thirds majority is not achieved in the first ballot (§ 31 Para. 3 Co-Determination Act)

Nomination Committee

  • Proposal of suitable candidates for the Supervisory Board’s nominations to the General Meeting