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  • Supervisory Board member Birgit A....

Birgit A. Behrendt

  • Senior Advisor

(as of September 30, 2020)

Personal Data

Year of birth: 1959

Place of birth: Cologne

Nationality: German


Commercial apprenticeship

Business degree (VWA), Administration and Business Academy Cologne


1994 to 1998 Various management functions in purchasing, Ford Werke GmbH, Cologne

1998 to 2004 Director, Global Body & Exterior Purchasing, Ford Motor Company, USA

2004 to 2010 Vice President & Executive Director Purchasing, Ford of Europe GmbH, Cologne

2010 to 2013 Executive Director, Americas & Global Programs Purchasing, Ford Motor Company, USA

2013 to 2017 Vice President, Global Purchasing, Ford Motor Company, USA

2017 to 2019 Vice President, Joint Ventures, Alliances & Commercial Affairs, Member of the Executive Board, Ford of EuropeGmbH, Cologne

2013 to 2019 Corporate Officer, Ford Motor Company, USA

Since 2019 Director and Management Consultant

Membership of comparable German and non-German control bodiesof business enterprises:

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2020, appointed until 2023) *)

  • Kion Group AG, Frankfurt a.M. *)

  • Ford Werke GmbH, Köln

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • Stulz Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH (Member of the board of directors)

*) listed company