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Dr. Lothar Steinebach, Leverkusen

  • Former Member of the Management Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA

(as of May 22, 2017)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1948

Place of birth: Wiesbaden

Nationality: German

Education

1969-1974 Studied law at Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz Degree: First State Examination in Law

1977 Second State Examination in Law at Wiesbaden

1977-1978 Studied American law at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor/USA
LL.M. Master of Laws degree

1982 Doctorate in law (Dr. jur.)

Career

1979-1980 Research assistant at the Institute for International and Comparative Law, University of Cologne

1980-1989 Various positions in the legal department of Henkel KGaA

1989-1995 Vice president in the legal department of Henkel KGaA responsible for: USA/ Canada/ Licenses/ Merger Control/ Research Partnerships

1995-2003 Corporate Vice President, Finance/Controlling, Henkel KGaA

2003-2007 Member of the Management Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, responsible for Finance (Chief Financial Officer)

2007-2012 Member of the Management Board of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, responsible for Finance (Chief Financial Officer)/ Purchasing/ IT/ Legal

Membership of statutory Supervisory Boards in Germany

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2013, appointed until 2018)
  • Altana AG
  • Carl Zeiss AG
  • Ralf Schmitz GmbH & Co. KGaA

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • Diem Client Partner AG/Switzerland (Member of the Board of Directors)
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