Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle - Chairman of the Supervisory Board

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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board appoints the Executive Board and supervises and advises it in the management of the company. It is directly involved in decisions of material importance to the company. As specified by law, the Articles of Incorporation and the Supervisory Board By-Laws, certain corporate management matters require the approval of the Supervisory Board. 

The chairman of the Supervisory Board coordinates its work and represents its interests vis-à-vis third parties. He maintains regular contact between meetings with the Executive Board, and in particular with its chairman, to discuss issues relating to the company’s strategy, business development, risk management and compliance.


Status: March 31, 2017

Supervisory Board

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Linde AG

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle - Chairman of the Supervisory Board © Continental AG

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Christiane Benner*

Second Chairperson of IG Metall (Metalworkers' Union)

Dr. Gunter Dunkel

Chairman European Debt, Muzinich & Co

Georg F. W. Schaeffler

Co-owner of INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG, Herzogenaurach

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer

Deputy CEO and Member of the Executive Board, CTO of Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach

Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann

Co-owner of INA-Holding Schaeffler GmbH & Co. KG, Herzogenaurach

Peter Hausmann

Member of the Central Board of Executive Directors, IG BCE (Mining Chemical, and Energy Industries Union)


Employee representative

Jörg Schönfelder

Chairman of the Works Council for the Korbach Plant and Chairman of the European Works Council


Employee representatives

Michael Iglhaut

Works Council for the Frankfurt Location


Employee representatives

Stefan Scholz

Head of Finance & Treasury


Employee representative

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild GmbH

Gudrun Valten

Continental Automotive GmbH Employee Representative, Regensburg Location,
Member of the General Works Council of Continental Automotive GmbH, Member of the Corporate Works Council of Continental AG


Employee representative

Sabine Neuß

Member of the Management Board of Linde Material Handling GmbH, Aschaffenburg

Kirsten Vörkel

Chairperson of the Works Council of Continental Automotive GmbH, Dortmund,
Member of the Central Works Council of Continental Automotive GmbH, Hanover,
Member of the Corporate Works Council of Continental AG, Hanover


Employee representative

Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher

Certified Accountant, self employed, Berg

Elke Volkmann

Second Authorized Representative for the IG Metall, Administration Office for North Hesse, Kassel


Employee representative

Dirk Nordmann

Chairman of the Works Council for the Vahrenwald Plant, ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH


Employee representative

Erwin Wörle

Member of the Works Council of Conti Temic microelectronic GmbH, Ingolstadt


Employee representative

Klaus Rosenfeld

Chief Executive Officer of Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach

Prof. KR Ing. Siegfried Wolf

Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Russian Machines LLC, Moscow, Russia

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