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Susanne Klatten is elected the new Chairperson of the SGL Carbon SE Supervisory Board

News International-French

3 May 2013

Mrs. Klatten succeeds Max Dietrich Kley, who had been Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2004 and whose office term ended.

During today’s Annual General Meeting of SGL Carbon SE, a total of 10 new members were appointed to the Supervisory Board, including four shareholder and six employee representatives. At the constituent meeting following the Annual General Meeting, the new Supervisory Board appointed entrepreneur Susanne Klatten as the new Chairperson, as proposed. Susanne Klatten has been a member of the Company’s Supervisory Board since 2009. Mrs. Klatten succeeds Max Dietrich Kley, who had been Chairman of the Supervisory Board since 2004 and whose office term ended.

Dr. Christine Bortenlänger, Chief Executive of Deutsches Aktieninstitut e.V. (DAI), was elected for the vacant shareholder representative mandate. In addition, three shareholder representatives were reappointed: Dr. Daniel Camus, CFO of The Global Fund, and Dr. Hubert Lienhard, Chairman of the Board of Management of Voith GmbH, for a term lasting until the 2018 Annual General Meeting as well as Andrew H. Simon, advisor and supervisory board member to a number of companies, for a term lasting until the 2015 Annual General Meeting.

The following employee representatives have been appointed:

  • Helmut Jodl, Spokesman of the joint Works Council Germany
  • Markus Stettberger, Chairman of the Works Council, Meitingen, Germany
  • Hans Werner Zorn, Chairman of the Works Council, Bonn, Germany
  • Michael Leppek, District Secretary of the trade union IG Metall District Bavaria, Germany
  • Ana Cristina Cruz, Quality Manager, Lavradio, Portugal
  • Marcin Rzemiński, Quality Manager, Nowy Sacz, Poland

On behalf of the Supervisory Board and all SGL Group employees, the members of the Board of Mangement would like to express their thanks to Max Dietrich Kley for loyally supporting the Company during his nine years as Chairman of the Supervisory Board. SGL Group has greatly benefited from Mr. Kley’s profound understanding of Corporate Governance structures as well as from his long-standing industry experience.

More information: www.sglgroup.com