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Dr. Sabine Maaßen, Dinslaken

  • Vice Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG
  • Legal department of the IG Metall metalworkers’ trade union

(As of: September 30, 2015)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1966

Place of birth: Dinslaken


  • Studied law at the universities of Mainz and Dijon
  • 1st and 2nd legal and public service examinations
  • Postgraduate studies at the RWTH Aachen
  • Gained doctorate (Dr. jur.) at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main


1992 - 1995 Legal clerkship (Referendariat)

1995 - 2000 Position as an attorney

2000 - 2001 Parental leave

2001 - 2002 DGB Rechtsschutz GmbH, Krefeld

2002 - 2005 IG Metall Duisburg-Dinslaken

2005 - 2008 IG Metall Executive Committee, Frankfurt/Main, works constitution and corporate law department

2008 - 2013 IG Metall Executive Committee, Frankfurt/Main, legal department

since 2013 IG Metall Executive Committee, Frankfurt/Main, Head of legal department

Membership of statutory supervisory boards in Germany

  • Daimler AG
  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2011)

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hans Böckler Foundation

Other committee work and functions

  • Hugo Sinzheimer Institute for Labor Law
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