Martina Merz

  • Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board of thyssenkrupp AG
  • Independent Business Consultant

(as of February 1, 2019)

Personal data

Year of birth: 1963

Place of birth: Durchhausen

Nationality: German


Studied Engineering / Manufacturing Technology at Stuttgart vocational academy (today: DHBW Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University)


1985-2002 different Management positionens at Robert Bosch GmbH

2002-2005 Executive Vice President Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co. KG

2005-2012 Executive Vice President Robert Bosch GmbH

2012-2015 CEO Chassis Brakes International

Membership of statutory Supervisory Boards in Germany

  • thyssenkrupp AG (since 2018, Chairwoman since 2019, appointed until 2020)
  • Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Membership of comparable control bodies

  • AB Volvo (Schweden), Board of Directors
  • SAF-HOLLAND SA (Vorsitz) (Luxemburg), Board of Directors
  • Imerys SA (Frankreich), Board of Directors