Fresenius Group Overview

Supervisory Board

Members of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

  • Dr. Gerd Krick, Chairman

     

    Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

    since 2003

     
    Date of Birth:
    October 8, 1938
     
    Place of Birth: Dresden
     
    Nationality: Austrian
     


    Professional Experience

    1975 – 2003 Fresenius AG
    • 1992 – 2003 Chairman of the Management Board
    • 1981 – 1992 Member of the Management Board responsible for
      Medical Devices Division
    • 1975 – 1981 Managing Director for Research & Development, Production & Technology
    1971 – 1974 C. Stiefenhofer K.G.
    Director and Limited Partner
    1970 Continental AG
    Assistant to the Management Board Member
    responsible for Research & Development
     
    Education
    1965 – 1971

    Technical University of Munich
    Doctorate in mechanical engineering (Dr. Ing.)

    1961 – 1965 Technical University of Munich
    Studies in mechanical engineering

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    Fresenius Management SE (Chairman)
    Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (Chairman)
    Fresenius Medical Care Management AG
    VAMED AG, Austria (Chairman)

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Prof. Dr. med. D. Michael Albrecht

     

    Medical Director and Spokesman of the Management Board
    University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden


    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2011


    Date of Birth:
    December 14, 1949
     
    Place of Birth: Munich
     
    Nationality: German
     
     

     
    Professional Experience

    since 2002 University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden
    Medical Director and Spokesman of the Management Board
    1999 – 2002 Technical University of Dresden
    Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
    1997 – 1999 Harvard Medical International Association Institution Dresden
    Director, founder and dean
    1994 – 1997 Technical University of Dresden
    Appointment as a C4-Professor in anesthesiology and intensive care
    1989 – 1994  University of Heidelberg
    • 1992 – 1994 Director and Founder Center for Medical Research
    • 1989 – 1992 appointment as C3-Professor for anesthesiology; Deputy
     
    Education
    1989 University of Lübeck
    Habilitation in medicine (Prof. Dr. med.)

    1985 LMU Munich
    Doctorate in medicine (Dr. med.)
    1971 – 1976  LMU Munich
    Studies of medicine

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    GÖK Consulting AG
    University Hospital Aachen

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Michael Diekmann

     

    Former Chairman of the Management Board / CEO of Allianz SE


    Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2015


    Date of Birth:
    December 23, 1954
     
    Place of Birth: Bielefeld
     
    Nationality: German
     
     

     
    Professional Experience

    2003 – 2015 Allianz SE (formerly Allianz AG)
    Chairman of the Management Board
    1998 – 2003 Allianz AG
    Member of the Management Board
    1988 – 1998 Allianz Versicherungs-AG
    1983 – 1988 Diekmann / Thieme GbR (publishing house)
    CEO
     
    Education
    1973 – 1982 University of Göttingen
    Studies in Law and Philosophy


    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards

    Allianz SE (Chairman of the Supervisory Board since May 7, 2017)
    BASF SE (Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
    Fresenius Management SE
    Linde AG (until May 10, 2017; Second Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board)
    Siemens AG


    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Konrad Kölbl

     

    Full-time Works Council Member

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2007


    Date of Birth:
    July 21, 1959
     
    Place of Birth: Hof am Leithaberge
     
    Nationality: Austrian
     
     

     
    Professional Experience

    since 2008 Member of the European Works Council of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
    • 2008 – 2017 Deputy Chairman
    since 1991 Member of the Group Works Council of VAMED AG
    • since 2001 Chairman
    since 1991 Full-time member of the Manual Workers‘ Works Council of
    VAMED-KMB Krankenhausmanagement und Betriebsführungsges. m.b.H.
    since 1986 VAMED-KMB Krankenhausmanagement und Betriebsführungsges. m.b.H.
    1978 – 1986  BBC
    High voltage installation technician
     
    Education
    1974 – 1978 BBC
    Apprenticeship as high voltage installation technician


    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    VAMED-KMB Krankenhausmanagement und Betriebsführungsges. m.b.H., Austria

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Stefanie Lang

    Full-time Works Council Member

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2016


    Date of Birth:
    December 26, 1968
     
    Place of Birth: Schweinfurt
     
    Nationality: German
     
     

    Professional Experience

    since 1999 Fresenius Medical Care Deutschland GmbH, Schweinfurt
    • since 2010 Chairman of the Works Council
    • since 2002 Member of the Works Council
    • since 1999 Procurement
    1998 – 1999 Training as commercial correspondent for foreign languages (English)
    1993 – 1998 Parental leave
    1991 – 1992 Notary clerk
    1990 – 1991  Parental leave
    1989 – 1990 SKF
    Procurement / Dispatcher
     
    Education
    1987 – 1989 Apprenticeship as office administrator


    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    None

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Frauke Lehmann

     

    Full-time Works Council Member

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2016


    Date of Birth:
    June 27, 1963
     
    Place of Birth: Schwerin
     
    Nationality: German
     


    Professional Experience

     
    since 2008 Member of the European Works Council of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
    since 2004 Member of the Group Works Council HELIOS Kliniken GmbH
    since 1983 HELIOS Kliniken Schwerin GmbH
    • since 2005 Full-time Works Council Member (Chairman)
    • 1999 – 2005 Ward manager
    • 1986 – 1999 Deputy ward manager
    • 1983 – 1986 Hospital nurse
     
    Education
    1980 – 1983 Medical School Schwerin
    Graduation as hospital nurse


    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    HELIOS Kliniken Schwerin GmbH (Deputy Chairman)

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Prof. Dr. med. Iris Löw-Friedrich

     

    Chief Medical Officer und Executive Vice President,
    Head of Development and Medical Patient Value Practices, UCB S.A.

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2016


    Date of Birth:
    November 17, 1960
     
    Place of Birth: Offenbach / Main
     
    Nationality: German
     


    Professional Experience

    2008 – today UCB S.A.
    Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President Development
    2001 – 2009 Schwarz Pharma AG
    Member of the Executive Board, Head of Research and Development
    2000 – 2001 BASF Pharma
    Vice President Global Projects 
    1992 – 2000  Hoechst AG
    Various positions, last serving as Vice President Clinical Development
     
    Education
    since 2000 University of Frankfurt am Main
    Professor for internal medicine
    1985 University of Frankfurt am Main
    Doctorate in medicine (Dr. med.)
    1979 – 1985 University of Frankfurt am Main
    Studies of medicine

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    Evotec AG

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Klaus-Peter Müller

     

    Chairman of the Supervisory Board Commerzbank AG

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2008

    Klaus Peter Müller
    Date of Birth:
    September 16, 1944
     
    Place of Birth: Duppach
     
    Nationality: German
     
     

     
    Professional Experience

    1990 – 2008 Commerzbank AG
    • 2001 – 2008 Chairman of the Management Board
    • 1990 – 2001 Member of the Management Board
    1966 – 1990 Commerzbank AG
    • Head of the department in charge of the bank’s East German operations
    • Executive Vice President / Head of corporate banking department
    • Joint Manager of the New York branch
    • Düsseldorf branch, later Joint Manager of the Duisburg branch
    • Representative office (later branch) in New York
    • Düsseldorf branch
     
    Education
    1964 – 1966 Military service (1st Lt.)

    1962 – 1964 Bankhaus Friedrich Simon KGaA
    Apprenticeship in banking

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    Commerzbank AG (Chairman)
    Fresenius Management SE

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    Parker Hannifin Corporation

     

  • Oscar Romero de Paco

     

    Staff member production / Laboratory technician

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2016

    Oscar Romero de Paco
    Date of Birth:
    January 29, 1974
     
    Place of Birth: Barcelona
     
    Nationality: Spanish
     
     

    Professional Experience

    since 2008 Member of the European Works Council of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
    since 2004 Member of the Works Council Fresenius Kabi España S.A.U.
    since 1998 Fresenius Kabi AG
     
    Education
    2016 Seminar at ETUI (European Trade Union Institute): Current challenges for
    employee representatives in supervisory boards: How to deal with confidentiality rules and impact of European commercial law
    2015 Seminar: Trade union cultures in the European Union
    Training for the European Works Council (EWC training center)
    Seminar: Occupational Health and Safety (Trainig center of CC.OO.)
    1990 – 1994 Instituto Cristófol Ferrer, Secondary school

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    None

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Hauke Stars

     

    Member of the Executive Board Deutsche Börse AG


    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2016


    Date of Birth:
    June 3, 1967
     
    Place of Birth: Merseburg
     
    Nationality: German
     


    Professional Experience

    since 2012 Deutsche Börse AG
    Member of the Executive Board
    • since 2016 responsible for Cash Market, Pre-IPO & Growth Financing
    • 2012 – 2015 responsible for the Information Technology and
      Market Data + Services Division
    2004 – 2012 Hewlett Packard AG
    Last position: Managing Director Switzerland and Country Manager Enterprise Business
    1998 – 2004 Triaton GmbH
    (formerly ThyssenKrupp Information System GmbH)
    Last position: Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing
    Member of Triaton Management Board
    1992 – 1998 Bertelsmann mediaSystems GmbH
    Last Position: Executive Assistant to the CIO of Bertelsmann AG
     
    Education
    1991 – 1992 University of Warwick (UK)
    MSc by Research in Engineering
    1986 – 1991 Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg
    Engineering degree in applied computer science (Dipl.-Ing.)

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    Eurex Frankfurt AG (Deutsche Börse Group mandate)

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    Eurex Zürich AG, Member of the Board of Directors (Deutsche Börse Group mandate)
    Kühne + Nagel International AG

     

  • Rainer Stein

     

    Full-time Works Council Member

    Member of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2007


    Date of Birth:
    January 17, 1953
     
    Place of Birth: Dresden
     
    Nationality: German
     
     

    Professional Experience

    since 2008 Chairman of the European Works Council of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
    since 2003 Chairman of the Group Works Council of HELIOS Kliniken GmbH
    since 2001 HELIOS Klinikum Berlin-Buch
    • since 2006 Full-time Works Council Member (Chairman)
    • 2001 – 2005 60% Works Council Member; 40 % Computer scientist
    1991 – 2001 Franz-Volhard-Clinic of the Charité
    Mathematician / Computer scientist; Staff council, General staff council
    1974 – 1990

    Zentralinstitut f. Herz- u. Kreislaufforschung; Academy of Sciences (AdW) of the DDR

    Mathematician

     
    Education
    1970 – 1974 Humboldt-University Berlin
    Diploma in Mathematics

    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    None

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

  • Niko Stumpfögger

     

    Secretary of the Trade Union ver.di Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft


    Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA since 2007


    Date of Birth:
    August 10, 1955
     
    Place of Birth: Oberndorf/Neckar
     
    Nationality: German
     
     
    Professional Experience
    since 1990 Trade Union Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft ver.di
    • since 2005 Head of Company and Industry Politics; Department of health care, social affairs, charity, and churches
    • 2000 – 2005 Personal assistant of the Chairman of ver.di
    • 1990 – 2000 Trade union secretary in the field of educational work, science and R&D, health care, and social affairs
    1987 – 1989 Freie Universität Berlin, Faculty of economic sciences
    Research associate
     
    Education
    1984 Freie Universität Berlin, Policital science (diploma),
    Adult education


    Membership of other statutory supervisory boards
    None

    Membership of comparable German or foreign supervisory bodies
    None

     

Committees of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

  • Nomination Committee

    Dr. Gerd Krick (Chairman)
    Michael Diekmann
    Klaus-Peter Müller

  • Audit Committee

    Klaus-Peter Müller (Chairman)
    Konrad Kölbl
    Dr. Gerd Krick
    Hauke Stars
    Rainer Stein

  • Joint Committee

    Dr. Dieter Schenk (Chairman)
    Michael Diekmann
    Dr. Gerd Krick
    Dr. Karl Schneider

     

    The committee consists equally of two members each of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA and of Fresenius Management SE.

Additional information on the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA

Members of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius Management SE

  • Dr. Gerd Krick, Chairman
    Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA
  • Dr. Kurt Bock
    Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE
  • Michael Diekmann
    Former Chairman of the Management Board of Allianz SE
  • Klaus-Peter Müller
    Chairman of the Supervisiory Board of Commerzbank AG
  • Dr. Dieter Schenk
    Deputy Chairman
    Lawyer and tax consultant
  • Dr. Karl Schneider
    Former Spokesman of Südzucker AG