Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle

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

© Continental AG

The Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board appoints the members of the Executive Board and supervises and advises it in managing the company. The Supervisory Board is directly involved in decisions of material importance to the Company.

The chairman of the Supervisory Board coordinates its work and represents it 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.

The Supervisory Board comprises 20 members in accordance with the German Co-determination Act (Mitbestimmungsgesetz – MitbestG) and the company’s Articles of Incorporation. Half the members of the Supervisory Board are elected by the shareholders in the Shareholders’ Meeting, while the other half are elected by the employees of Continental AG and its German subsidiaries.

The members elected by the employees of Continental AG and its German subsidiaries are marked below with *.

Status: March 31, 2017

Members

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle

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


Year of birth: 1949

Nationality: German

First elected: 2009

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Hartmut Meine*

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Year of birth: 1952

Nationality: German

First elected: 2001

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Dr. Gunter Dunkel

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Year of birth: 1953

Nationality: Austria

First elected: 2009

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Gutzmer

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Year of birth: 1953

Nationality: German

First elected: 2013

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Peter Hausmann*

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Year of birth: 1954

Nationality: German

First elected: 2013

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Michael Iglhaut*

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Year of birth: 1964

Nationality: German

First elected: 2006

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Prof. Dr. Klaus Mangold

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Year of birth: 1943

Nationality: German

First elected: 2009

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Sabine Neuß

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Year of birth: 1968

Nationality: German

First elected: 2014

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher

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Year of birth: 1954

Nationality: German

First elected: 2014

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Dirk Nordmann*

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Year of birth: 1960

Nationality: German

First elected: 2004

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Klaus Rosenfeld

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Year of birth: 1966

Nationality: German

First elected: 2009

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Georg F. W. Schaeffler

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Year of birth: 1964

Nationality: German

First elected: 2009

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann

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Year of birth: 1941

Nationality: German

First elected: 2009

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Jörg Schönfelder*

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Year of birth: 1966

Nationality: German

First elected: 2004

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Stefan Scholz*

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Year of birth: 1965

Nationality: German

First elected: 2015

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Gudrun Valten*

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Year of birth: 1967

Nationality: German

First elected: 2017

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


  • 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


    Curriculum Vitae (only in German) (PDF, 7.0 KB)

Kirsten Vörkel*

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Year of birth: 1965

Nationality: German

First elected: 2014

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


  • 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


    Curriculum Vitae (only in German) (PDF, 7.0 KB)

Elke Volkmann*

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Year of birth: 1959

Nationality: German

First elected: 2014

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Erwin Wörle*

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Year of birth: 1964

Nationality: German

First elected: 2004

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Prof. KR Ing. Siegfried Wolf

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Year of birth: 1957

Nationality: Austria

First elected: 2010

Elected until: The current term of office lasts until the end of the 2019 Annual Shareholders' Meeting.


Member of the Committees

Chairman´s Committee and Mediation Committee required under Section 27 (3) of the Mitbestimmungsgesetz (German Co-determination Act)

Members:

  • Hartmut Meine
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle
  • Georg F. W. Schaeffler
  • Jörg Schönfelder

Audit Committee

Members:

  • Peter Hausmann
  • Michael Iglhaut
  • Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher
  • Dirk Nordmann
  • Klaus Rosenfeld
  • Georg F. W. Schaeffler

Nomination Committee

Members:

  • Prof. Dr. Rolf Nonnenmacher
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Reitzle
  • Georg F. W. Schaeffler
  • Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler-Thumann