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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board comprises 20 members of whom ten are elected by the General Assembly and ten are elected by employees as required by the German Co-determination Act of 4 May 1976. Information regarding the members of the Supervisory Board, their professional profiles and details of other mandates are provided under the links below.

Jürgen Fitschen
Jürgen Fitschen

CHAIRMAN

Jürgen Fitschen

Senior Advisor, Deutsche Bank AG

Thanks to his career encompassing various senior management positions at Deutsche Bank and previously Citibank, Mr. Fitschen has an outstanding knowledge of banking and finance matters. Having worked in Asia for many years, he is also familiar with the specific issues associated with emerging markets. Before the demerger of METRO GROUP, Mr. Fitschen was a long-standing member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG. As a former co-CEO of Deutsche Bank AG, he also has exceptional experience of managing a publicly listed, globally operating company.

CV Jürgen Fitschen
Jürgen Schulz
Jürgen Schulz

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

Jürgen Schulz

Department manager of the Service Department, Saturn Bielefeld, Chairman of the Works Council, Saturn Bielefeld

Due to his position at the Saturn store in Bielefeld, Mr. Schulz has outstanding expertise in consumer electronics retailing. He is particularly knowledgeable in the field of after-sales with strong customer retention. Before the demerger of METRO GROUP, Mr. Schulz was a member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG. Thanks to his membership in the Supervisory Board of METRO AG and his role as Chairman of the Works Council, he has extensive experience in matters of co-determination at corporate and operational level.


CV Jürgen Schulz
Wolfgang Baur
Portrait Wolfgang Baur

Wolfgang Baur

Department manager of the Logistics Department, Saturn Techno-Electro-Handelsgesellschaft mbH, Cologne and Chairman of the Works Council, Saturn Techno-Electro-Handelsgesellschaft mbH Cologne

Thanks to Mr. Baur role as Chairman of the Works Council for more than thirty years, he gained extensive experience in matters of co-determination at operational level. Due to his position at the Saturn store in Cologne, Mr. Baur has outstanding expertise in consumer electronics retail, most recently in the logistics sector.


CV Wolfgang Baur
Kirsten Joachim Breuer
Portrait Kirsten Joachim Breuer

Kirsten Joachim Breuer

Deputy Managing Director IG Metall branch office Erfurt

From his longtime activity for the IG Metall and the German Trade Union Confederation, Mr. Breuer has in-depth knowledge and experience in matters of co-determination and policy assistance. Due to his activities for the Thuringian Ministry for Economics, Labour and Technology, Mr. Breuer also has acquired special expertise in economic issues.

CV Kirsten Joachim Breuer
Karin Dohm
Karin Dohm

Karin Dohm

Global Head of Group Structuring, Deutsche Bank AG

Ms. Dohm is in charge of Regulatory Affairs, Government Affairs and Group Structuring at Deutsche Bank AG. She is responsible for the structural simplification of Deutsche Bank Group, the implementation of new regulations within the Group and the constructive dialogue with political and regulatory stakeholders. In terms of content, the focus in this respect is on issues relating to strategy, corporate governance, finance and risk management. As a tax consultant and auditor, Ms. Dohm has extensive specialist knowledge in the application of accounting standards and internal control procedures. She also has far-reaching experience in the work of supervisory bodies from her other mandates at companies in Germany and abroad.

CV Karin Dohm
Daniela Eckardt
Daniela Eckardt

Daniela Eckardt

Member of the checkout/information team, Saturn Alexanderplatz Berlin, Deputy Chairwoman of the Works Council, Saturn Alexanderplatz Berlin

As a qualified retail assistant with extensive professional experience, Ms. Eckardt has wide-ranging knowledge in various areas of specialist- and general retail. As deputy chairwoman of a works council, she also has a special knowledge of co-determination at operational level.

CV Daniela Eckardt
Sabine Eckhardt

Sabine Eckhardt

Chief Executive Officer Central Europe at Jones Lang LaSalle SE

At Jones Lang LaSalle SE, Ms. Eckhardt is responsible for operations, strategic direction, digitization and customer focus in Central Europe. During her professional career with positions at companies in the media and consumer goods industries, she has acquired profound knowledge in marketing and the transformation of business models.

CV Sabine Eckhardt
Dr. Florian Funck
Dr. Florian Funck

Dr. Florian Funck

Member of the Management Board (CFO) of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

At Haniel, Dr. Funck is responsible for general services, business administration, finance and tax. Thanks to his career at Haniel and Takkt, Dr. Funck is an expert in financial matters and also has experience in M&A. He has a wealth of expertise in relation to the work of supervisory bodies from his mandates in other supervisory boards, where he several times also is a member of the respective audit committee. 

CV Dr. Florian Funck
Ludwig Glosser
Ludwig Glosser

Ludwig Glosser

Service Manager and Lead Problem Manager Process Management, Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH, Chairman of the Works Council of Media-Saturn IT Services GmbH, Member of the Euroforum and Member of the Steering Board of the Euroforum

As a trained business computing expert who has already held various IT positions during his career at Media-Saturn, Mr. Glosser is highly experienced in questions relating to the digitization in retail. As a member and chairman of a works council, he also has hands-on experience of co-determination at operational level.

CV Ludwig Glosser
Doreen Huber

Doreen Huber

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Jürgen Kellerhals

Jürgen Kellerhals

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Peter Küpfer
Peter Küpfer

Peter Küpfer

Self-employed business consultant

Mr. Küpfer has, as member of management boards (CEO and CFO), gathered management expertise and also has extensive experience as a member of a supervisory board. He has a special knowledge of financial matters and of M&A.

CV Peter Küpfer
Rainer Kuschewski
Rainer Kuschewski

Rainer Kuschewski

Self-employed entrepreneur

Mr. Kuschewski has many years of experience as member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG and of other supervisory bodies within METRO GROUP. As former secretary of the administrative board on national level of the ver.di trade union, he has in-depth knowledge and experience of co-determination matters.

CV Rainer Kuschewski
Claudia Plath
Portrait Claudia Plath

Claudia Plath

Member of the management board and Chief Financial Officer at ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, Hamburg

Due to her career at ECE Projektmanagement G.m.b.H. & Co. KG, Hamburg, Ms. Plath has an outstanding expertise in all matters of retail, particularly in location issues in the retail sector, as well as questions related to asset management and controlling. Furthermore, Ms. Plath has special knowledge of accounting and auditing as well as corporate management.

CV Claudia Plath
Jens Ploog
Portrait Jens Ploog

Jens Ploog

Senior Consultant Organization, Process and Projects, Media-Saturn Deutschland GmbH and Chairman of the Works Council Media-Saturn Deutschland GmbH

Due to his long-standing professional experience, Mr. Ploog has special knowledge in project management and project organisation. Most recently, as Senior Consultant in organisation, processes and projects, Mr. Ploog was responsible for the conception and introduction of new applications in the service industry.

CV Jens Ploog
Birgit Popp
Birgit Popp

Birgit Popp

Department manager HR Staff/Organisational Development and Change, Media-Saturn Deutschland GmbH

Ms. Popp holds a degree in teaching economics and has extensive experience in staff development and change management. Being trained as an insurance broker and having worked for an insurance group, she also has a special knowledge of the insurance business.

CV Birgit Popp
Dr. Fredy Raas
Dr. Fredy Raas

Dr. Fredy Raas

Managing Director of Beisheim Group GmbH & Co. KG, Düsseldorf, and Beisheim Holding GmbH, Baar, Switzerland

Dr. Raas has extensive operational management experience as member of the management board and managing director at companies with international activities. Over the last years, he has also held mandates on various boards of directors in Switzerland and has been a member of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG since 2013. He specialises in the fields of retail and wholesale, M&A, logistics and finance.

CV Dr. Fredy Raas
Erich Schuhmacher

Erich Schuhmacher

Head of Finance/Investment Controlling/Balances/Taxes, Convergenta Invest und Beteiligungs GmbH, Salzburg, Austria and Managing Director of several shopping centers and trading companies in Germany and Austria

Due to his long professional career in leading positions in various companies, Mr. Schuhmacher has excellent knowledge in the areas of finance and controlling. 

Through his work as managing director of various trading companies, he also brings experience in the areas of retail and corporate management.

CV Erich Schuhmacher
Lena Widmann
Portrait Lena Widmann

Lena Widmann

Trade Union Secretary, Department of Trade, ver.di

Thanks to her professional experience in the retail industry, Ms. Widmann knows the needs of customers. With regard to her work for the Trade Union ver.di and the German Trade Union Confederation as well as former Chairwoman of a Works Council, she has extensive experience in matters of co-determination at operational level. Thanks to her (study) periods spent abroad, she also gained international experience.

CV Lena Widmann
Sylvia Woelke
Sylvia Woelke

Sylvia Woelke

Manager Corporate Risk Management & Internal Controls, Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH, Chairwoman of the Works Council of Media-Saturn-Holding

Ms. Woelke is an economist with a strong background in retail, having specialised in this field during her studies and gathered ongoing professional experience. Furthermore, Ms. Woelke has a special knowledge of audit and control systems and risk management.

CV Sylvia Woelke
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