The METRO GROUP Supervisory Board

Pursuant to the German Co-determination Act, METRO AG's Supervisory Board is composed of 10 shareholder representatives and 10 employee representatives.

Report of the Supervisory Board 2014/15, PDF 0.26 MB

Jürgen B. Steinemann, Chairman of the Supervisory Board

*1958

Shareholder representative, member since 5.9.2015

Elected on: 19 February 2016 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2021 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Chairman of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Chairman of the Presidential Committee, Personnel Committee, Nomination Committee and Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Ewald Dörken AG
  • Big Dutchman AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • Barry Callebaut AG, Zurich, Switzerland – Board of Directors
  • Lonza Group AG, Basel, Switzerland – Board of Directors
status: 28 April 2016
Jürgen B. Steinemann

Jürgen B. Steinemann
Chairman of the Supervisory Board

 

Werner Klockhaus, Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board 

*1960

Employee representative, member since 1 July 2002

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by the employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

  • Chairman of the Group Works Council of METRO AG
  • Chairman of the General Works Council of real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Vice Chairman of the Presidential Committee, Personnel Committee, the Accounting and Audit Committee and Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH (Vice Chairman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Werner Klockhaus

Werner Klockhaus
Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board

 

Prof. Dr. oec. Dr. iur. Ann-Kristin Achleitner 

*1966

Shareholder representative, member since 6 May 2011

Elected on: 19 February 2016 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2017 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the financial year 2015/16)

Profession:

Proprietor of the Chair of Entrepreneurial Finance and scientific co-director of the Center for Entrepreneurial and Financial Studies (CEFS) at the Technical University of Munich

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Linde Aktiengesellschaft
  • Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • Engie S.A. (formerly GDF SUEZ S.A.), Paris, France (Board of Directors)

status: 19 February 2016

Portrait of Ann-Kristin Achleitner

Prof. Dr. oec. Dr. iur. Ann-Kristin Achleitner
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Gwyn Burr 

*1963

Shareholder representative, member since 9 December 2014

Elected on: 20 February 2015 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2020 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Member of Board of Directors of Hammerson plc, London, Großbritannien

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • DFS Furniture plc Doncaster, South Yorkshire
  • Hammerson plc, London, Great Britain - Board of Directors
  • Just Eat plc, London, Great Britain - Board of Directors
  • Sainsbury’s Bank plc, London, Great Britain - Board of Directors

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Gwyn Burr

Gwyn Burr
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Ulrich Dalibor 

*1953

Employee representative, member since 1 January 2001

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

National Chairman of the Retail Section of the ver.di trade union

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • Douglas Holding AG
  • Maxingvest AG

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Ulrich Dalibor

Ulrich Dalibor
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Karin Dohm

*1972

Shareholder representative, member since 19 February 2016

Elected on: 19 February 2016 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2021 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Global Head of Group Structuring of Deutsche Bank AG

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

  • None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

Deutsche EuroShop AG, Hamburg (Vice Chairwoman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 19 February 2016

Portrait of Karin Dohm

Karin Dohm
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Thomas Dommel

*1963

Employee representative, member since 10 December 2015

Elected on: --- (appointed by order of the Local Court Düsseldorf of 7 December 2015)

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting)

Profession

Chairman of the Full Works Council METRO LOGISTICS Germany GmbH

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • METRO LOGISTICS Germany GmbH (Vice Chairman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 10 December 2015

Portrait of Thomas Dommel

Thomas Dommel
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Jürgen Fitschen 

*1948

Shareholder representative, member since 4 April 2008

Elected on: 8 May 2013 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Senior Advisor Deutsche Bank AG (former CEO Deutsche Bank AG)

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Presidential Committee, the Personnel Committee and the Nomination Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • Kühne + Nagel International AG, Schindellegi, Switzerland - Board of Directors

status: 20 May 2016

Portrait of Juergen Fitschen

Jürgen Fitschen
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Dr. Florian Funck 

*1971

Shareholder representative, member since 23 May 2012

Elected on: 23 May 2012 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2017 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Member of the Management Board of Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Accounting and Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • TAKKT AG
  • Vonovia SE (formerly Deutsche Annington Immobilien SE)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Florian Funck

Dr. Florian Funck
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Andreas Herwarth 

*1957

Employee representative, member since 4 July 2008

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by the employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Chairman of the Works Council of METRO AG

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Accounting and Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 9 December 2015

Portrait of Andreas Herwarth

Andreas Herwarth
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Peter Küpfer 

*1944

Shareholder representative, member since 1 September 2005

Elected on: 19 February 2016 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2021 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Business Consultant

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • AHRB AG, Zurich, Switzerland
  • ARH Resort Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Breda Consulting AG, Zurich, Switzerland - Board of Directors
  • Cambiata Ltd., Road Town (Tortola), British Virgin Islands – Board of Directors
  • Gebr. Schmidt GmbH & Co.KG – Advisory Board
  • Lake Zurich Fund Exempt Company, George Town (Grand Cayman), Cayman Islands – Board of Directors
  • Supra Holding AG, Baar, Switzerland – Board of Directors
  • Travel Charme Hotels & Resorts Holding AG, Zurich, Switzerland – Board of Directors

status: 19 February 2016

Portrait of Peter Kuepfer

Peter Küpfer
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Rainer Kuschewski 

*1951

Employee representative, member since 1 January 2005

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by the employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Secretary of the National Executive Board of the ver.di trade union

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Accounting and Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Rainer Kuschewski

Rainer Kuschewski
Member of the Supervisory Board

 
 

Dr. Angela Pilkmann

*1962

Employee representative, member since 1 September 2016

Elected on: --- (Substitute member of Hubert Frieling)

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Category Manager Food real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 1 September 2016

Portrait of Dr. Angela Pilkmann
Dr. Angela Pilkmann
Member of the Supervisory Board

Susanne Meister 

*1962

Employee representative, member since 8 May 2013

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by the employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Member of the General Works Council of real,- SB-Warenhaus GmbH

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Susanne Meister

Susanne Meister
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Mattheus P. M. (Theo) de Raad 

*1945

Shareholder representative, member since 16 May 2008

Elected on: 8 May 2013 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Member of the Supervisory Board of HAL Holding N.V.

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • HAL Holding N.V., Willemstad, Curaçao, Dutch Antilles - Supervisory Board
  • Vollenhoven Olie Groep B.V., Tilburg, Netherlands - Supervisory Board

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Mattheus P. M. (Theo) de Raad

Mattheus P. M. (Theo) de Raad
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Dr. Fredy Raas 

*1959

Shareholder representative, member since 31 July 2013 

Elected on: 12 February 2014 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2019 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

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

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Member of the Accounting and Audit Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • ARISCO Holding AG, Baar, Switzerland - Board of Directors
  • Montana Capital Partners AG, Baar, Switzerland - Board of Directors

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Fredy Raas

Dr. Fredy Raas
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Xaver Schiller 

*1961

Employee representative, member since 16 May 2008

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by the employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession:

Chairman of the General Works Council of METRO Cash & Carry Deutschland GmbH

Chairman of the Works Council of the METRO Cash & Carry store Munich-Brunnthal

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG:

Member of the Presidential Committee, the Personnel Committee and the Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies: 

  • METRO Großhandelsgesellschaft mbH (Vice Chairman)

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises: 

  • None

status: 9 December 2015

Portrait of Xaver Schiller

Xaver Schiller
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Dr. jur. Hans-Jürgen Schinzler 

*1940

Shareholder representative, member since 23 May 2002

Elected on: 8 May 2013 by resolution of the Annual General Meeting

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

Chairman of the Accounting and Audit Committee; Member of the Nomination Committee and the Mediation Committee

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Hans-Juergen Schinzler

Dr. jur. Hans-Jürgen Schinzler
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Jürgen Schulz

*1961

Employee representative, member since 10 December 2015

Elected on: --- (appointed by order of the Local Court Düsseldorf of 7 December 2015)

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting)

Profession

Head of department service at Saturn store Bielefeld
Chairman of the Works Council Saturn store Bielefeld

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 10 December 2015

Juergen Schulz

Jürgen Schulz
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Angelika Will 

*1952

Employee representative, member since 16 May 2008

Elected on: 21 March 2013 by the employee delegates

End of current term of office: 2018 (until the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting adopting a resolution on the formal approval of the actions for the 4th financial year after commencement of the term of office, with the financial year in which the term of office commences not being counted)

Profession

Honorary judge for the Federal Labor Court Erfurt

Secretary of the Regional Association Board North Rhine-Westphalia of DHV - Die Berufsgewerkschaft e.V. (Federal specialist group trade)

Activities with the Committees of the Supervisory Board of METRO AG

None

Membership in other statutory supervisory boards of German companies

  • None

Membership in comparable German and international boards of business enterprises

  • None

status: 3 December 2015

Portrait of Angelika Will

Angelika Will
Member of the Supervisory Board

 

Committees of the Supervisory Board

Presidential Committee

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Jürgen Fitschen
  • Xaver Schiller

Personnel Committee

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Jürgen Fitschen
  • Xaver Schiller

Accounting and Audit Committee

  • Dr. jur. Hans-Jürgen Schinzler (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Dr. Florian Funck
  • Andreas Herwarth
  • Rainer Kuschewski
  • Dr. Fredy Raas

Nomination Committee

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann  (Chairman)
  • Jürgen Fitschen
  • Dr. jur. Hans-Jürgen Schinzler

Mediation Committee pursuant to § 27 section 3 MitbestG (German law on codetermination)

  • Jürgen B. Steinemann (Chairman)
  • Werner Klockhaus (Vice Chairman)
  • Xaver Schiller
  • Dr. jur. Hans-Jürgen Schinzler

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