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Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger

Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger

Chairman (CEO), born 1960. Member of the Executive Board since October 1, 2010, CEO since January 21, 2011. Appointed until September 30, 2020.

Responsible for the corporate functions Communications, Internal Auditing, Strategy, Markets & Development, and Technology, Innovation & Sustainability. Responsible for the regions Asia/Pacific and China. The CEOs of the business areas report directly to Dr. Heinrich Hiesinger.

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Oliver Burkhard

Oliver Burkhard

Born 1972. Member of the Executive Board since February 1, 2013, CHRO since April 1, 2013. Appointed until January 31, 2021.

Responsible for the corporate functions Human Resources Strategy, People Development & Executive Management, Regional Services Germany and Corporate Services. Responsible for the German-speaking regions (Germany/Austria/Switzerland/Liechtenstein), Middle East & Africa and India. The CHROs of the business areas report directly to Oliver Burkhard.

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Dr. Donatus Kaufmann

Dr. Donatus Kaufmann

Born 1962. Member of the Executive Board since February 1, 2014. Appointed until January 31, 2022.

Responsible for the corporate functions Legal and Compliance. Responsible for the regions North America and Western Europe. The business area board members responsible for Legal and Compliance report directly to Dr. Donatus Kaufmann.

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Guido Kerkhoff

Guido Kerkhoff

Born 1967. Member of the Executive Board since April 1, 2011. Appointed until March 31, 2021.

Responsible for the corporate functions Controlling, Accounting & Risk, Corporate Finance, Investor Relations, Group Processes & Information Technology, Mergers & Acquisitions, Procurement & Supply Management, Taxes & Customs and Global Shared Services. Responsible for the regions CIS (Community of Independent States), Central and East Europe and South America. The CFOs of the business areas report directly to Guido Kerkhoff.

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